Emmett Macfarlane is an associate professor of political science at the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on the impact of the constitution and the courts on Canadian public policy.
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The Senate may become an increasingly important site for Indigenous activism
The Senate has the capacity to ensure at least some degree of consultation on legislation when and where the government has fallen short
Laurier's apology to Lindsay Shepherd was hardly a win for free speech
Much of the backlash toward the university was not, in fact, about defending freedom of expression. Rather, many of the academics who spoke out were appalled at how the administration reacted.