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October 4, 2019

Posted by Communications and Marketing on October 4, 2019

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday October 4, 2019.

Judicial review of landmark human rights ruling
Today the Liberal government filled for a judicial review of a human rights ruling that ordered the federal government to compensate First Nations children harmed by the on-reserve child welfare system, up to $40,000 per child. Naiomi Metallic is available to provide comment on what this process will look like and how the review will impact the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s landmark ruling.

Dalhousie Expert: Naiomi Metallic, Assistant Professor of Law; Chancellor's Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy, Schulich School of Law
Research Specialties: Aboriginal law, Indigenous law, constitutional law, administrative law, equality and human rights law, diversity in legal education, the legal profession, and the judiciary
Contact: naiomi.metallic@dal.ca or 902-494-4500
Please note: Naiomi Metallic has limited availability

Election 2019

With the campaign period in full swing, Dalhousie has experts who can provide perspective on key campaign issues, the importance of the youth vote, what the polls are telling us, breaking down debates and more.

Dalhousie Experts: Dr. Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; and Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, public engagement, social change and social movements.
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca or 902-494-6605; and Howard.Ramos@dal.ca or 902-402-9893.