By Bruce Pardy | Special to National Post It was a full sweep. On Monday, establishment candidates defeated a slate of reformers to win all 45 lawyer and paralegal seats on the board of the Ontario Law Society. Four years earlier, the reformers won 22 seats, just enough to repeal a “Statement of Principles” (SOP) […]
The Tyranny of the Administrative State: Bruce Pardy recaps his presentation to the National Citizens’ Inquiry into Canada’s Covid-19 response for Just Right Media and host, Robert Vaughan. Why did the legal system fail to protect our civil liberties during Covid? One of the main takeaways from the Covid debacle is the triumph of the […]
Law professor and Rights Probe executive director, Bruce Pardy, joins Stephen LeDrew – lawyer, broadcaster and former president of the Liberal Party of Canada – for three minutes of brief, bold and bright discussion on the topics of the day. First up: Canada is not broken – but big government is trying to break it! […]
Bruce Pardy is one of a number of witnesses who have stepped up to testify at a citizen-led inquiry into Canada’s COVID-19 response. The purpose of the citizen-funded initiative is to investigate independently what went right and what went wrong with the responses and actions to COVID-19 taken by our governments across Canada, and to look […]
Tribunal said white people cannot claim discrimination.
The fight over the law society’s statement of principles may be a microcosm of the fractious political clashes happening across our society, but it’s also a battle that raises a fundamental question: is there anywhere left in society that remains free of the culture war?
Andrew Lawton devotes the latter part of his show (at the 51.36 mark) for a look into the Commission’s findings with Bruce Pardy, who has maintained from the outset there was no legal basis for the invocation of the Emergencies Act. The point of the Commission’s inquiry, he says, is to perform a “ritual” with […]
Insights into the Ontario Law Society
Lawyers are the last line of defence. But if lawyers have been compromised by requirements imposed on them by their own regulator, where are you going to go?
Lawyer Bruce Pardy joins Liberty Coalition Canada to explore the “quiet and unopposed” revolution that has transformed Canadian society, with a focus on the Josh Alexander case, where a student at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Renfrew was suspended as well as banned for a month because he questioned the non-binary use of bathrooms […]
Bruce Pardy joins The Ezra Levant Show to discuss the state of everything from law and politics to freedom, journalism, activism, as well as the ongoing impact of the Covid scare on civil liberties and our collective psyche. Bruce, a law professor – or “professor of freedom” as Ezra has dubbed him – describes how […]