CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF REFUGEE LAWYERS 2020 WEBINAR SERIES CARL is hosting an exciting series of webinars that examine all aspects of inadmissibility under the IRPA. Webinars will highlight relevant jurisprudence and provide tips on how to effectively prepare and represent clients in fighting inadmissibility allegations. Erica Olmstead and Erin Roth will be presenting on s. 37 inadmissibility [...]
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.
Peter Edelmann appeared on February 1st before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU) to make submissions on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association on Bill C-59 "An Act respecting national security matters". Video and transcripts of the appearance will be posted here: http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/SECU/meeting-94/notice The written submissions of the [...]
On 3 February 2018, Erin Roth is presenting at a Round Table discussion on unaccompanied minors, hosted by the American Bar Association. This is an opportunity to share and discuss the differences in how unaccompanied minors are accommodated in Canada and the United States, particularly in respect to issues of immigration detention and refugee claims.
On June 10, 2017, Jennifer Ellis presented a paper and moderated a panel discussion at the Canadian Bar Association’s National Immigration Conference in Toronto, Ontario. Jennifer’s paper, Searches of Electronic Devices at Canadian Ports of Entry, is available to conference attendees through the CBA.
On Saturday, May 6th, Peter Edelmann presented at the Criminal Law Perspectives 2017 course put on by CLEBC . He joined RCMP Cpl Paul Wrigglesworth and Crown counsel Jay Fogel to discuss the practical aspects of electronic device searches.
On May 5th, Erin Roth is presenting at the annual conference for the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL). She will be speaking about the importance of corroborative evidence for refugee claimants, and the connection between credibility and providing documentary evidence to substantiate the refugee claim.