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Upcoming Presentations

"Revisiting the Waiting Period Allowance under the Canada Health Act", presentation at the "Canada Health Act at 40: A Research Roundtable", University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 20 June 2024.

"The Xenophobic Gap in the Canadian Charter’s Equality Guarantee", presentation at the Canadian Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, 15 June 2024.

Selected Recent Presentations

"Protection of Refugee Health Care: Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care v Canada", presentation at the "Law as a Terrain for Advancing Social Justice" Symposium, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 23 May 2024.

"The Regulation of Assisted Human Reproduction and Reproductive Tourism: A Canadian Perspective", presentation at University of Macao Faculty of Law, Macao, 9 April 2024

"Access to Health Care for Irregular Migrants: Honouring Nell Toussaint (1969-2023)", Panel Presentation, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 9 January 2024

"The Impact of Law on Migrants' Access to Health Care", University of New Brunswick Health Law and Bioethics Society Speaker's Hour, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, 14 March 2023


"Mapping the International Legal Protection of Migrants' Right to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care", the Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy and Ethics Seminar Series, University of Toronto, Toronto, 27 October 2022

"A Conversation on Border Closures and the Impact on Refugees and Migrants", panel presentation at the Borders, Boundaries, Pandemic Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 21 October 2022

Essential but Expendable: Canada's Pandemic Responses Regarding Migrant Workers”, as a part of the Beyond the Virus: Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives on Inequalities Raised by COVID-19 work-in-progress symposium, City, University of London, London, 10 June 2021

“The Crisis of Immobility Facing Refugees During the COVID-19 Pandemic”, keynote presentation at CARL uOttawa's 10th Annual Refugee Night, part of the "Human Rights in Pandemic Times: A Canadian Law School Conference", 25 February 2021

"Interim Federal Health Program -- Overview and Updates due to COVID-19", webinar hosted by the BC Refugee Hub, 27 October 2020 (with Siffan Rahman)

“Caution Against Travel Restrictions as a Public Health Measure”, as a part of the Coronavirus, Human Rights, and Social Media: Balancing Rights and Response in an #Outbreak panel, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 27 February 2020

"Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness v. Attorney General of Quebec, et al.", as a part of the Supreme Court Cases to Watch panel, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 9 October, 2019


“Toward a Substantive Understanding of Citizenship in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms”, the Asper Centre Constitutional Roundtables, University of Toronto, Toronto, 28 February 2019

“Health Access Barriers at the Intersection of Health and Immigration Policies” at the 11th Annual McGill Journal of Law and Health Colloquium, McGill University, Montreal, 2 February 2019

"Building Health Care Solidarity with Refugees and Migrants in Canada" at the Talking Across Silos in Canada's Health Movements Research Roundtable, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, 1 December 2018

"Systemic Barriers to Migrants' Health Care Access in Canada" at the 2018 Indiana Health Law Review Symposium, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 26 October 2018

"Universal Health Care: Who and What are Covered? How Do We Decide?" at the 2018 Action Global Health Network Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 29 September 2018

"Societal Belonging in the Statelessness Context" at the Citizenship, Legal Pluralism and Governance in the Age of Globalization Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 22 August 2018

"Legacy of Confusion: Canada's Refugee Healthcare System", Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference on Healthcare, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 7 April 2018

"The Challenge of Migration and Health Care Solidarity in Liberal Democracies", Health Law and Policy Seminar Series, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 2 March 2018

"Debating Migrants' Inclusion in Health Care Solidarity", Health Law, Ethics and Policy Seminar Series, University of Toronto, Toronto, 15 February 2018

"Law as A Social Determinant of Health", 5th Edition of Canadian Health Law and Policy Book Launch Event, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1 February 2018​​

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