PPAL 6100 3.0
Canadian Constitutional and Administrative Law
Winter Term, 2007-08
Course Directors: Ian Greene & Richard Haigh
Instructors Professors Ian Greene & Richard Haigh
Offices & Hours Greene: Room 224 McLaughlin College
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am (Keele Campus), 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on teaching days, (1 Dundas St. West),
or by appointment. Call 416-736-5128, and speak to receptionist, to make appointment.
Haigh: Room 237 Osgoode Hall Law School
Office Hours: Mondays from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (starting January 21, 2008) and Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (starting January 8,
2008), 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on teaching days at 1 Dundas West, or at other times by appointment. To book an appointment, please
contact Prof. Haigh by phone or email.
Contact Greene: 416-736-2100, ext. 77083 (best contact method) firstname.lastname@example.org (phone to mention that email sent).
Haigh: 416-650-8257, or email@example.com.
Course Location Room E, 26th Floor, 1 Dundas West, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday Evenings
This course examines the Canadian court system, judicial interpretation of the division of powers between federal and provincial governments, and judicial review under the Charter of Rights and other human rights instruments. The implications of the rule of law for public officials are explored, as well as judicial review of administrative decisions.
a) Singh v. Minister of Employment and Immigration,  1 S.C.R. 177, andb) Charkaoui v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration),  1 S.C.R. 350, 2007 SCC
Introduction to Public Law
North America Act, 1867 (also known as the Constitution
Roncarelli v. Duplessis (1959), 16
DLR (2d) 689 (SCC).
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Charter of Rights and Freedoms (lecture)
R v. Oakes (1986), 26 D.L.R. (4th) 200 (SCC).
Sparrow v. The
Queen,  1 SCR 1075.
Sauvé v. Canada (Chief Electoral Officer),  3 S.C.R. 51.
Rights and Freedoms Under the Charter
RWDSU v. Dolphin
Delivery Ltd.,  2 S.C.R. 573.
Multani v. Commission
scolaire Marguerite‑Bourgeoys,  1 S.C.R. 256.
Wynberg v. Ontario, Ontario Court of Appeal,
July 7, 2006.
Queen v. L.B.,
Ontario Court of Appeal (2007)
Bliss v. AG. Canada (1978), 92 DLR (3d) 417 (SCC).
Law Society of BC v. Andrews (1989), 56 DLR 1 (SCC).
Law v. Minister
of Human Resources Development (1999),
170 DLR (4th) 1 (SCC).
Access to Justice
British Columbia (Minister of Forests) v.
Okanagan Indian Band,  3 S.C.R. 371.
Baker v. Canada
(Minister of Citizenship and Immigration),  2 S.C.R.
Pushpanathan v. Canada
(Minister of Citizenship and Immigration),  1 S.C.R. 982.
Highlights of the Canadian Constitution
Presentation by Mete Jorgan