Now that you have finished this section on the Canadian Constitution and Environmental Law, you should be comfortable:
- Defining what a constitution is and how it is different from other statutes
- Defining federalism and understanding how it can play a role in environmental law
- Discussing how the common law plays a role in understanding and interpreting the constitution
- Understanding the changes that occurred to the Constitution between 1867 and 1982 and then again between 1982 and today
- Debating whether there should be a constitutional right to a healthy environment and identifying some of the common arguments for or against this idea.
The Canadian Constitution And Environmental Law
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