Karen Busby likes to write about sex, politics and religion. She is a law professor and director of the Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba as well as author of Manitoba Queen's Bench Rules.
A federal politician is finally making a serious attempt to address the shortcomings of Canada’s Assisted Human Reproduction Act. While the act was intended to protect those who participate in assisted human reproduction from exploitation, its effect has been the opposite. The act arbitrarily denies surrogates compensation and compromises the effectiveness of the professional advice they receive.
Come July 2018, Canadians should be able to light up a joint free from worry that they could be convicted of a criminal offence. In reality, it may be a few more years until most people can find an authorized dealer to supply them with legally grown recreational-use marijuana.