Molly Joeck moderated a panel on "Ethical Issues to Ponder" at the Canadian Association for Refugee Lawyers' conference on April 5th, 2019.
(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 [...]
Will Tao was interviewed by Global News for their article about whistle-blowers sounding the alarm over alleged immigration violations at Subway sandwich shop.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Canadian Bar Association - Immigration Law Section recognized Peter Edelmann's hard work and dedication with a Special Appreciation Award at the National Immigration Conference in Ottawa in April 2018.
Erica Olmstead helped organize the 2018 Vancouver International Humanitarian Law Conference being put on by the Red Cross on February 24th, 2018 . Anyone can register to attend and registration is free of charge.
Peter Edelmann was in Edmonton on February 2 and will be in Calgary on February 9 to present on the topics of Immigration Offences and Remedies in Canadian Criminal Law to Inadmissibility Under IRPA as part of the Legal Education Society of Alberta's program on the Intersection of Immigration and Criminal Law.