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Parliamentarians question Supreme Court nominee Justice Nicholas Kasirer | Power & Politics
Supreme Court nominee Nicholas Cassis Claymont joins the what happened in the hearing today. There was a lot of Almost Lover for this guy lot of respect, a lot of admiration since resting. He was the dean of Miguel’s law school worth, noting also a prophet that law school. Our current Justice Minister graduate of that law school the head of the Justice committee. There was a certain collegiality in the room that really came through, but nevertheless, when they started going over his legal views, you could really see why there would be such affection for him. As the legal scholar very measured person, answer. Thorny, your questions did not stray into controversy. Paused chose his words carefully and Play a clip from his answer. When Lisa rate was asking him about a couple things that are often hot-button issues, when you evaluate judge, has she asked him about section 33 of the charter? The notwithstanding clause, which we know in Quebec, is coming around again because of the new religious symbols. Controversy for public servants. Listen to what he said when she and for his views on a section 33 of the charter Choice whether or not to rely on the notwithstanding Clause is not a judge’s choice. So it would be inopportune how to say whether or not he or she thought it was a right or wrong moment upon which to rely on section 33, as I noted earlier, judges decide on matters before them and they do within the parameters set out in the Constitution, Section 133 is one such parameter. That’S really the way he answered a lot of questions here. They tried to ask him about. You, know activist judges. He pushed back his policy. Jobbie really did not take the bait there at any any point. Send decisions only 15 of them, wherever heard at the Supreme Court and 10 of them were upheld only three of them were overturned. I think that’s a track record that any judge in Canada would love to have, and I think probably that’s where a lot of the respect for him. As a thinker and a Juris comes from this morning, I was Kim Campbell as the head of the independent Advisory board for this pic job. Only one was a woman by the Reno indigenous candidates, none identified as a member of a minority group and whether that was a problem for the system as a whole. He is yes, another white guy from Montreal, but in his answers today he did Bentley show a real appreciation for minority rights for some of these issues that we know will be very important to this court. Things like indigenous rights going forward, so yeah he’s a white guy from Montreal, but he’s pretty woke one if you listen to the today and if anyone is questioning them about the lack of diversity among the applicant pool for sure or click the link. Another video thanks for watching
Supreme Court nominee Justice Nicholas Kasirer was questioned by MPs and senators as he is poised to replace Justice Clément Gascon as one of three judges from Quebec on the high court.
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