50 years of legal changes for citizen’s inclusiveness

Seminar of the Lieutenant Governor of Québec held in Montréal in June 2019.

 

Topics:

 

50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality

CAIJ Content related to conferences

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Selection of books and articles

Bilan sur le suivi des recommandations du rapport de consultation du groupe de travail mixte contre l’homophobie – De l’égalité juridique à l’égalité sociale – Vers une stratégie nationale de lutte contre l’homophobie, Commissions des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse du Québec (2009)

Les valeurs de la communauté et la justification de l’action gouvernementale en matière criminelle et pénale, Guilbault (2009)

Building Democracy for Women and Sexual Minorities : Union Embrace of Diversity, Hunt et Haiven (2006)

L’orientation sexuelle et la Charte des droits et libertés de la personne : récit d’une trajectoire, Bureau et Papy (2006)

L’enfant, ses familles et les institutions d’adoption : regards sur le droit français et le droit québécois, Allaire et Lavallée (2005)

Les droits et libertés au Canada, ch 15 Les droits à l’égalité, Beaudoin (2002)

L’effet de la reconnaissance des unions sur les lesbiennes au Canada : encore distinctes et presque “équivalentes”, Lahey (2001)

 

Selection of research questions

L’état de transsexuel ou le processus de transsexualisme sont-ils protégés par la Charte des droits et libertés de la personne contre la discrimination fondée sur le sexe?

Un enfant peut-il être adopté par des parents de même sexe?

Qu’est-ce qu’un attentat à la pudeur?

 

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Homosexuality and Decriminalization

Homosexuality and Family

Homosexuality and Society

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dèsLibris

Balancing Competing Human Rights Claims in a Diverse Society: Institutions, Policy, Principles, Azmi, Foster et Jacobs (2012)

Carnal crimes, Backhouse (2009)

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Avoiding the Vulva: Judicial Interpretations of Lesbian Sex under the Divorce Act, 1968, Pearlston (2017)

“Now it’s My Rights Versus Yours”: Equality in Tension with Religious Freedoms. McGill (2016)

The Practices of Lesbian Mothers and Quebec’s Reforms, Leckey (2011)

Du mariage gai à la polygamie : triomphe du droit à l’égalité?, Bureau et Désilets (2010)

Legal Parenthood and the Recognition of Alternative Family Forms in Canada, Bird (2010)

“Where the Parents are the Same Sex”: Quebec’s Reforms to Filiation, Leckey (2009)

Secrets of the Lavender Mafia: Personal Reflections on Social Activism and the Charter, Elliott (2006)

Sexual Orientation and the Charter: The Achievement of Formal Legal Equality (1985-2005) and Its Limit, Wintemute (2004)

Sex, Crime, Pathology : Homosexuality and Criminal Code Reform in Canada, 1949-1969, Kimmel et Robinson (2001)

De la lex scantinia aux récents amendements du Code criminel: homosexualité et droit dans une perspective historique, Demers (1984)

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La référence

Commentaire sur la décision Adoption – 161 – Une solution imaginative à la prohibition de la maternité de substitution, Gaumond (2016)

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Homosexuality and Decriminalization

Homosexuality and Family

Homosexuality and Society

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Selection of books and articles

Après le silence : réagir aux agressions sexuelle envers les personnes LGBT, Dorais et al (2019), HV 6556 A654 2019

Same-Sex Marriage Beyond Charter Dialogue: Charter Cases and Contestation within Government, Cossman (2019), K 25 N592 2019 v.69

Criminalization on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Reframing the Dominant Human Rights Discourse to Include Freedom from Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment, Bejzyk (2017), K 3 A566 2017 v.29

Le droit de la filiation entre ciel et terre : étude du discours juridique québécois, Bureau (2009), KEQ 255 B952 2009

 

Lexis Advance

Halsbury’s Laws of Canada, HDH-177 Legislative recognition of same-sex spousal relationships, Ray-Ellis (2018)

Halsbury’s Laws of Canada, HDH-178, HVS-44 Same-sex marriage, Ray-Ellis (2018)

Halsbury’s Laws of Canada, HIC-75 Same-sex parents, Wilson (2018)

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Judging Homosexuals: A History of Gay Persecution in Quebec and France, Corriveau (2012)

Canadian Same-Sex Marriage Litigation: Individual Rights, Community Strategy, Davies (2008)

Paraître gai et le droit de refuge au Canada, Goguen (2008)

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Homosexuality and Decriminalization

Homosexuality and Family

Homosexuality and Society

Online Case Law

Decisions cited during the lecture

Klippert v. The Queen, [1967] SCR 822, 1967 CanLII 73 (SCC)

R. v. A. B., 1955 CanLII 541 (AB CA)

 

Selection of decisions

Egan v. Canada, [1995] 2 SCR 513, 1995 CanLII 98 (SCC)

Little Sisters Book and Art Emporium v. Canada (Minister of Justice), [2000] 2 SCR 1120, 2000 SCC 69 (CanLII)

M. v. H., [1999] 2 SCR 3, 1999 CanLII 686 (SCC)

R. v. Labaye, [2005] 3 SCR 728, 2005 SCC 80 (CanLII)

 

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Homosexuality and decriminalization, except for matters of immigration or public safety

Homosexuality and family

Homosexuality and society

Homosexuality and indecent assault or gross indecency

Online Legislation

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1968-69, S.C. 1968-69, c. 38, and Debates (Bill C-150), p. 7630-7649

An Act to amend the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, S.Q. 1977, c. 6, and Debates (Bill 88), p.4882 et s.

An Act to Secure Handicapped Persons in the Exercise of their Rights, S.Q. 1978, c. 7, s. 112

Civil Marriage Act, S.C. 2005, c.33

 

Annotated statutes

Code criminel, CAIJ, see s. 159

Charte des droits de la personne (Alter Ego 2018) : législation, jurisprudence et doctrine, s. 10

 

Related documents

Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act, S.C. 2018, c. 11, and Debates (Bill C-66)

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England – An Acte for the Punyshement of the Vice of Buggerie,1533-4, 25 Henri VIII, c. 6

An Act for Consolidating and Amending the Statutes in this Province Relative to Offences Against the Person, S.C. 1841 (4-5 Vict.), c. 27, see s. 15

An Act Respecting Offences Against the Person, S.C. 1869, c. 20, see ss. 63 and 64

An Act Respecting Offences Against Public Morals and Public Convenience, R.S.C. 1886, c. 157, see ss. 1 and 2

An Act further to Amend the Criminal Law, S.C. 1890, c. 37, see s. 5

Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1927, c. 36, see s. 206

Criminal Code, S.C. 1953-54, vol. I, c. 51, see ss. 142(3) and 149

An Act Respecting Divorce, S.C. 1967-68, c. 24, see s. 3(b)

Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1968-69, S.C. 1968-69, c. 38, see s. 7

An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Evidence Act, S.C. 1987, c. 24, see s. 4

An Act to Amend the Canadian Human Rights Act, S.C. 1996, c.14, see s. 2

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An Act for Consolidating and Amending the Statutes in this Province Relative to Offences Against the Person, S.C. 1841 (4-5 Vict.), c. 27, see s. 15

An Act Respecting Offences Against the Person, S.C. 1869, c. 20, see ss. 63 and 64

An Act Respecting Offences Against Public Morals and Public Convenience, R.S.C. 1886, c. 157, see ss. 1 and 2

An Act further to Amend the Criminal Law, S.C. 1890, c. 37, see s. 5

Criminal Code, S.R.C. 1927, c. 36, see s. 206

Criminal Code, S.C. 1953-54, vol. I, c. 51, see ss. 142(3) and 149

An Act Respecting Divorce, S.C. 1967-68, c. 24, see s. 3(b)

50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act

Lecture texts will be available soon :

  • Mtre Frédéric Bérard, LL.D., National Observatory on Language Rights
  • Mr Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada: Expectations of official languages communities after 50 years of institutional bilingualism in Canada
  • Honourable Joan Fraser, former Senator
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Selection of books and articles

 

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The Charter of Right and Freedoms, ch 16, Sharpe et Roach (2017)

French Canadians and Bilingualism in the Canadian Forces, Volume II, 1969-1987 Official Languages, Bernier (1991)

French Canadians and Bilingualism in the Canadian Forces, Volume I, 1763-1969, Bernier (1987)

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Concepts and Words: a Transsystemic Approach to the Study of Law Between Law and Language, Emerich (2017)

Réflexion sur le bilinguisme au Canada, McLachlin (2017)

De la portée réelle de nouveaux paradigmes en matière de protection des minorités linguistiques : analyse de postures judiciaires antipodiques, Bérard (2016)

De la possibilité d’être compris directement par les tribunaux canadiens, à l’oral comme à l’écrit, sans l’entremise de services d’interprétation ou de traduction, Power et Roy (2015)

L’élargissement du concept d’obligation fiduciaire au profit des communautés de langue française en situation minoritaire dans leurs relations avec l’État, Larocque, Power et Vincelette (2012)

Aperçu général de la Loi sur les langues officielles : ses forces et ses faiblesses, Doucet (2010-2011)

Le rôle des tribunaux dans la mise en œuvre des droits linguistiques au Canada, Bastarache (2010)

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LegalTrac

Les dents de la Loi sur les langues officielles: le recours judiciaire sous la partie X, Soublière (2016)

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Official Languages Act of Canada

Language Policy

Language Rights in Canada

Multiculturalism and Bilinguism

Relations between Anglophones and Francophones

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Charte canadienne et droits linguistiques : pour en finir avec les mythes, Bérard (2017), KE 4413 B822 2017

Le statut du français dans l’ouest canadien : la cause Caron, Bouffard et Dorrington dir. (2014) KE 4413 S797 2014

Official Languages of Canada : New Essays, Magnet (2008), KE 4413 O324 2008

Languages, Constitutionalism and Minorities / Langues, constitutionnalisme et minorités, Braën, Foucher et Le Bouthillier (2006), KE 4413 L287 2006

La gouvernance linguistique : le Canada en perspective, Wallot dir. (2005)

Official Languages of Canada : Perspectives from Law, Policy and the Future, Magnet (1995), KE 4413 M196 1995

 

La référence

Droit constitutionnel, chapitre XI Les droits linguistiques, Brun, Tremblay et Brouillet (2014)

Les droits linguistiques au Canada, Bastarache et Doucet (2013)

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Lexis Advance

Halsbury’s Laws of Canada, HLE-20 Official Languages Requirements, Bentley et Nemet-Brown (2019)

L’allégorie d’une Cour suprême complice de trudeauisme: relecture des prismes de l’arrêt Ford, Bérard (2017)

Language Rights and the Political Compromise Doctrine, Harrington (2017)

JurisClasseur Québec – Droit constitutionnel, fascicule 12 Langues et droit constitutionnel, Doucet (2016)

Le droit de l’interprétation bilingue, Bastarache et al (2009)

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The Concept of a Linguistic Community, Labelle Eastaugh (2019)

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Official Languages Act of Canada

Language Policy

Language Rights in Canada

Multiculturalism and Bilinguism

Relations between Anglophones and Francophones

Online Case Law

Decisions cited during the lecture

Arsenault-Cameron v. Prince Edward Island, [2000] 1 SCR 3, 2000 SCC 1 (CanLII)

Association des parents de l’école Rose‑des‑vents v. British Columbia (Education), [2015] 2 SCR 139, 2015 SCC 21 (CanLII)

Doucet-Boudreau v. Nova Scotia (Minister of Education), [2003] 3 SCR 3, 2003 SCC 62 (CanLII)

Ford v. Quebec (Attorney General), [1988] 2 SCR 712, 1988 CanLII 19 (SCC)

Mahe v. Alberta, [1990] 1 SCR 342, 1990 CanLII 133 (SCC)

Attorney General of Manitoba v. Forest, [1979] 2 SCR 1032, 1979 CanLII 242 (SCC)

R. v. Beaulac, [1999] 1 SCR 768, 1999 CanLII 684 (SCC)

 

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Official Languages Act of Canada, Supreme Court of Canada

Minority Language Educational Rights (s. 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms)

Interpretation of Linguistics Rights

 

Online Legislation

History

The Constitution Act 1867, s. 133

Official Languages Act (1969)

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (1982), ss. 16-23

Official Languages Act (1988)

Canadian Multiculturalism Act (1988)

An Act to amend the Official Languages Act  (2005)

Official Languages Act (current)

Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations (current)

Canadian Multiculturalism Act (current)

 

Annotated statutes

Charte canadienne des droits et libertés, CAIJ, s. 16-23

Annotated Language Laws of Canada – Constitutional, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Laws, Department of Justice Canada (2017)

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Annotated statutes

La Charte canadienne des droits et libertés, Brochu, KE 4381.5 A315 B863 Cour.

The Canadian Charter of Rights Annotated, Laskin, KE 4381.5 C213 Cour.

Reconciliation with aboriginal peoples

Lecture texts will be available soon :

  • Mr Roméo Saganash, LL.B., Federal MP of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou
  • Mtre Wina Sioui, Legal Counsel: Reconciliation and Commission of Inquiry Regarding Aboriginal Peoples
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Decision cited during the lecture

R. v. Sioui, [1990] 1 SCR 1025, 1990 CanLII 103 (SCC) 

 

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Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples or Acknowledgement of their Rights, Supreme Court of Canada

 

Online legislation

The Constitution Act 1867, ss. 91(24), 93, 109

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, s. 25

The Constitution Act 1982, ss. 35-35.1

Indian Act (current)

 

Annotated statutes

Charte canadienne des droits et libertés, CAIJ, s. 25

Chartes des droits de la personne (Alter Ego 2018) : législation, jurisprudence et doctrine, s. 35

 

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First Nations

 

Related documents

Indigenous Languages Act, S.C. 2019, c. 23

Treaties, Surrenders and Agreements, Library and Archives Canada (2019)

Treaty Texts, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (2018)

Treaties and Agreements, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (2018)

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, United Nations (2008)

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