When a Social Charter Isn't
Canadian Forum 8-10, 1992
3 Pages Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Date Written: April 1992
When the Beaudoin-Dobbie Committee proposed adding a social covenant to the Constitution it should have been a major victory for the idea of a social charter. A constitutional expert looks at the proposal and warns social activists that this may be another "sacred trust".
Keywords: Canadian, Canada, law, legal, Charter, rights, freedoms, social, economic, poverty, constitution, health, services, benefits, education, workers, environment, justiciable, social charter, Beaudoin-Dobbie
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