Intervening at the Supreme Court of Canada in the Chhina case

2018-11-14T10:29:19-08:00November 14th, 2018|Lawyers|

(From the Canadian Counsel for Refugees Media release) Supreme Court case gives opportunity to protect non-citizens’ right to challenge unlawful detention The Canadian Council for Refugees is intervening in the Chhina case addressing immigration detention, which will be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada today. The CCR is arguing that immigration detainees should be [...]

Appearance before House of Commons Standing Committee, Ottawa

2018-07-24T10:41:37-08:00July 24th, 2018|Lawyers|

On July 24, 2018 Peter Edelmann appeared before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (CIMM) as an expert witness to discuss the "Impact of Irregular Crossing of Canada's Southern Border"   Here are Peter's opening remarks to the committee: Je vous remercie de l'invitation de comparaître de nouveau devant le comité. Je suis avocat [...]

CLE presentation on the legalization of cannabis

2018-06-15T11:59:20-08:00June 15th, 2018|Lawyers|

On June 8, 2018, Peter Edelmann presented on this second day of The New Cannabis Landscape 2018 , a course hosted by the Continuing Education Society of British Columbia. From the link: The place of cannabis marijuana in the lives of Canadians will undergo a radical change with its legalization and entry into the mainstream. This [...]