Need an Expert? COVID 19: New lockdowns and curfew

Posted on Thursday, January 7, 2021

Empty train platform at night

Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:


Dr. Hugues Loemba (French only)

Clinician-researcher, family doctor and virologist. Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine


Pierre Thibault (French only)

Part-time Professor and Assistant Dean, Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section

Professor Thibault is an expert in constitutional law, including the Canadian Charter of Rights.

Errol Mendes (English only)

Full professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section; Former Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre.


Yves Laberge (English and French)

Part-time Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Faculty of Social Sciences.  

Professor Laberge recently wrote: “It takes an unprecedented crisis such as the one we are currently experiencing to understand the necessity to respect laws. Not only are we obligated to respect the law but because it is the reasonable thing to do, to ensure our health and those around us.”

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