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… Read More


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… Read More


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… Read More