Borderlines Podcast: Episode 12- Tips on making written and oral arguments in court, with Justice Alan Diner

2017-01-17T14:47:20-08:00January 17th, 2017|Borderlines podcast|

The Honourable Alan S. Diner is a judge with the Federal Court of Canada.   Prior to his appointment, Justice Diner headed Baker & McKenzie LLP’s immigration practice.  He was also involved with managing the establishment and implementation of Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Program for the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. We are grateful to Justice Diner for [...]

Borderlines Podcast: Episode 10 – Canadian National Security Law, Bill C-51 and Trudeau’s Reforms, with Professor Kent Roach

2016-12-14T09:08:06-08:00December 14th, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

On the 10th Borderlines podcast episode, Professor Kent Roach joins Peter Edelmann, Deanna Okun-Achoff and Steven Meurrens to discuss national security law in Canada. Kent Roach is a Professor of Law and the Prichard-Wilson Chair of Law and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.  He is a Member of the Order of Canada and is [...]

Borderlines Podcast: Episode 9 – Garth Barriere & Eric Purtzki on retrospective laws, plus Donald Trump and Canadian immigration

2016-12-02T15:15:41-08:00December 2nd, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

On the 9th Borderlines podcast episode, Garth Barriere and Eric Purtzki join Peter Edelmann and Steven Meurrens to discuss the constitutionality of laws that are retroactive or retrospective.  Peter and Steven also discuss the recent election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Garth and Eric are both criminal defence attorneys in [...]

Borderlines Podcast: Episode 7 – David Eby and Tom Davidoff on Vancouver’s Housing Market

2016-11-09T15:11:08-08:00October 28th, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

On the 7th Borderlines podcast episode, Tom Davidoff and David Eby  joins Peter Edelmann and I to discuss Vancouver’s housing market. Tom Davidoff is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business.  He is frequently cited in the Vancouver media as being an expert on Vancouver’s housing market, and was part of [...]

Borderlines Podcast: Episode 6 – Dani Willetts on the Transition from Working for CIC to being an Immigration Consultant

2016-11-09T15:11:24-08:00October 15th, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

On the 6th podcast episode of Borderlines, Dani Willetts joins Peter Edelmann and Steve Meurrens to discuss the decision making process at Canada’s immigration department, her experience transitioning from a career working for CIC to being an immigration consultant, some recent cases impacting international graduates in particular with regards to the Post-Graduate Work Permit program, a recent [...]

Borderlines: Episode 5 – Marilyn Sanford – Search of Electronic Devices at the Border

2016-11-09T15:12:03-08:00October 1st, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

On the 5th podcast episode of Borderlines, Marilyn Sanford joins Peter Edelmann and Steven Meurrens to discuss whether the Canada Border Services Agency can search people’s electronic devices. In addition, we discussed the recent stay of proceedings in the Nuttall decision, a well publicised case in which two individuals were charged with attempting to blow up the [...]

Borderlines Podcast: Episode 4 – Jenny Kwan – Citizenship Revocation for Misrepresentation, Cessation, and War Resisters

2016-11-09T15:12:42-08:00August 20th, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

On the fourth episode of the Borderlines Podcast our guest is Jenny Kwan. Ms. Kwan is the Member of Parliament for Vancouver East and is the New Democratic Party of Canada’s Immigration Critic.  Prior to being elected a Member of Parliament, Ms. Kwan was a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of British Columbia for the [...]

Borderlines Podcast: Episode 3 -Raj Sharma on Marriage Fraud and Immigration Detention

2016-11-09T15:12:59-08:00August 18th, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

In the 3rd episode of Borderlines, Raj Sharma joined Peter Edelmann and Steven Meurrens to discuss marriage fraud. Raj Sharma is the managing partner of Stewart Sharma Harsanyi.  He is a well known commentator on immigration law. In addition to his active blog and numerous presentations that he has given at immigration conferences and seminars, he has written [...]

Borderlines Podcast: Episode 2 – Jennifer Bond on Refugee Resettlement

2016-11-09T15:13:19-08:00August 11th, 2016|Borderlines podcast|

In the 2nd episode of Borderlines, Jennifer Bond joined Peter Edelmann and Steven Meurrens to discuss refugee resettlement and ensuring that legislation is Charter compliant. Jennifer Bond is a professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, and is also a Special Advisor to Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship.  Jennifer sat on the founding national executive [...]

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