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Claude Laferrière

Lawyer

BIOGRAPHY
Since 1992, Mr. Claude Laferrière practices law in Boucherville on Montréal south shore. He is an editor’s and a construction lawyer. Mr. Laferrière occasionally represents victims or delinquents before tribunals, a reminder of his probono experience as a counsel for families of the Association of Families of Assassinated or Disappeared Persons. Ex-military, he lectures for l’Institut militaire de Québec.
Chargé de cours at Université de Montréal, Faculté de droit, Mr. Laferrière delivers since 2010 a seminar on national security to graduate students. In 2009, he authored Five Essays on U.S. National Security published by Wilson & Lafleur Inc.
In 2007, Editions Adage/Maelstrom published collected poems composed randomly in French or English by Claude Laferrière, under the pen name of Roy Duncan.
Claude Laferrière holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in both philosophy and law. In 2007, he completed a Master in International Legal Studies with a major on national security at the Georgetown University Law Center , Washington D.C.

The Trudeau Heritage of an Unachieved Canada

It is well known and proclaimed that the province of Quebec is not a signatory of the Canada Act 1982. This historical and remarked rebuff triggered from the ROC a strong reaction of disgruntlement ag...
03/21/2013 04:56 EDT

Why The Sale of Nexen Is Troubling

The sale of NEXEN to the so called CNOOC state corporate sent a strong and controversial message to our partners, especially the United States. From a geopolitical perspective totally ignored by PM Ha...
02/08/2013 04:33 EST

Who's the Better Bedmate: China or the U.S.?

The perception is that Canada-U.S. relations are piling up with potential court cases and chilling diplomacy. Ignoring or bullying our closest friend and ally to improve our trade with China knowing their political environment and economic system seems quite risky. Does it worth failing our friendship with the U.S.?
09/24/2012 05:05 EDT

Can Canada Attract Top Talent in a Public University System?

The United States, contrary to Canada, had chosen to split its superior education system, namely the universities, into a private and a publicly-funded one, the first supposedly competing with the other. Private universities attract Nobel Prize winners, top researchers in most fields of knowledge, whether we like it or not.
07/16/2012 05:03 EDT

Does Harper Love the Queen More Than His Country?

Why does Stephen Harper have such a sudden attachment to the Queen that he neglected to celebrate the 30th anniversary of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms? Does he despise so much our Constitution and the law generally? Was it to please Ontarians and gain seats in Ontario? Or is it just pure opportunism and hypocrisy?
07/03/2012 07:57 EDT

Who Really Won the Battle of 1812?

The battle of 1812 was supposedly lost by the U.S. and therefore won by Great Britain. Apparently, it is true. But rebels in Upper and Lower Canada would continue to challenge the Anglo-Anglican Monarchists by waging a secret uprising in both parts of Canada that would end in 1838. It is remembered as the Caroline Affair.
06/18/2012 01:00 EDT