The 'Supremacy of God', Human Dignity and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

@inproceedings{Sossin2003TheO,
  title={The 'Supremacy of God', Human Dignity and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms},
  author={Lorne M. Sossin},
  year={2003}
}
While the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is now two decades old, and past its natural adolescence, we have yet to grapple with some of the most fundamental precepts, premises and principles which animate it. This essay is intended to explore two of these: the concept of human dignity, which does not appear in the Charter, and the concept of the supremacy of God, which are the first words to appear in the Charter.The argument I advance in this essay is as follows. The reference to the… CONTINUE READING