Research

AM800: Is Windsor a Cycling City with Christopher Waters

(September 29 2021) Centre for Cities Affiliate and Windsor Law Professor, Dr. Christopher Waters, talks with Dan McDonald about his…

CCAF Climate language municipality mapping tool: Official plans, zoning by-laws and climate emergency declarations

This mapping tool allows municipalities, researchers, and other community organizers to see at a glance which Ontario municipalities have included…

Cities and Climate Action Report Release: Canadian Municipalities’ Community Energy Plan (CEP) Case Studies

(31 August 2020) This research report was completed by Windsor Law 2019-2020 Cities and Climate Action Forum students on request…

Windsor Star: Windsorites should not have to bear repeated damage from floods

Guest column by Windsor Law JD student Tristan J Miller, 7 April 2019. The City of Hamilton is the latest…

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Opting Out of Private Cannabis Retail

Research paper by Andrew Colautti (December 2018) for upper-year Windsor Law Municipal Law course. This paper, written as Ontario municipalities…

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Pascale Chapdelaine: Graffiti, Street Art, Walls, and the Public in Canadian Copyright Law

In Enrico Bonadio, ed., The Cambridge Handbook of Copyright in Street Art and Graffiti (Cambridge University Press, 2019). This book…

The front desk in the lobby of the new City Hall building is shown, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Anneke Smit and Terra Duchene guest column in Windsor Star: need for city auditor-general

We tried to understand why there were so many candidates (roughly half of all registered in ward races) calling for…

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Chris Waters guest column in Windsor Star: Let’s make sidewalk cycling a thing of the past

This summer, a Windsor city councillor sparked controversy over his suggestion that bikes belong on sidewalks. The issue is not…

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Laverne Jacobs: ‘Humanizing’ Disability Law

This paper examines one of the most recent and widespread cases of consultation to occur in the development of lawmaking…

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Implications of P3 Arrangements for Ontario Healthcare Infrastructure Procurement

Research Paper by Tyne Gatten (April 2016) for upper year Windsor Law seminar course: Private Property and the Public Interest.…

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Heritage Properties: Demolition by Neglect and the Public Interest

Research Paper by Shannon Uhera (April 2016) for upper year Windsor Law seminar course: Private Property and the Public Interest.…

Public Interest, Private Property by Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante

Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante, eds.: Public Interest, Private Property: Law and Planning Policy in Canada

At a time when pollution, urban sprawl, and condo booms are leading municipal governments to adopt prescriptive laws and regulations,…