Articles by Brian Bird
By Brian Bird
May 11, 2020
Convivium contributor Brian Bird writes that even within the pain caused by the pandemic we can recover our fundamental shared identity as human beings and the universal dignity embedded within it.
COVID-19 has revealed our recognition that human life is a good that has no price tag Brian Dickson, the former Chief Justice of Canada, described work as “one of the most fundamental aspects in a person’s life, providing the individual with a means of financial support and, as importantly, a contributory role in society
January 22, 2018
With the Canada Summer Jobs controversy as evidence, B.C. lawyer and PhD candidate in law, Brian Bird, sees Justin Trudeau distorting his father’s cherished Charter of Rights to justify State erosion of basic freedoms. After reading this article, check out Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett's take on these issues on CTV News Channel's Power Play with Don Martin.
The mission of a bill of rights such as the Charter is to shield citizens from actions of the State that violate human dignity It is troubling to see the Charter, which exists to shield Canadians from the power of the State, being deployed by a Prime Minister to declare State orthodoxy on a contesta...