Episode 19: Can a P.E.I. village force a councillor to resign for his sign?

On Episode 19 of Not Reserving Judgment, we tell you about the witch hunt against a Prince Edward Island village councillor who put up a controversial sign; we explain why the B.C. Supreme Court got it wrong by blocking a new law that bans hard drug use in places like parks; and we interview an expert on the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision to block Prime Minister Netanyahu’s reasonableness law.

Stories and cases discussed in this week’s episode:

  • Councillor must apologize and pay $500 fine or resign, says P.E.I. minister (CTV News)
  • Statement regarding the Rural Municipality of Murray Harbour council (PEI)
  • Harm Reduction Nurses Association v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2023 BCSC 2290 (CanLii)
  • Israel’s Supreme Court overturns a key component of Netanyahu’s polarizing judicial overhaul (Globe and Mail)
  • Colby Cosh: Bill 34 suspension shows the slippery slope of B.C. harm reduction (National Post)
  • Russell Shalev (X.com)
  • Office of the Federal Housing Advocate (X.com)
  • Paul Champ (X.com)

Not Reserving Judgment is a podcast hosted by Josh Dehaas, Joanna Baron, and Christine Van Geyn brought to you by the Canadian Constitution Foundation.

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