In this podcast, Molly Joeck and Erica Olmstead discuss whether immigration detainees have access to habeas corpus, as argued in Chhina in front of the Supreme Court of Canada.… Read More


On May 13, 2019 Molly Joeck presented Unearthing the legal foundations of the immigration detention regime in Canada at a workshop organized by the University of Toronto entitled Detention practices, criminalization of migrants and border control in Canada … Read More


CCR’s media release:   Supreme Court confirms right to challenge unlawful immigration detention through habeas corpus The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the Chhina case which confirms that immigration detainees may challenge the lawfulness of their detention through habeas corpus. The Court’s decision strengthens protection in Canada of… Read More


Will Tao co-authored At the Intersection: A Conversation with Three Lawyers about Legal Practice, Purpose and Their Pursuit of Passion, an article that appeared in journal “The Advocate” in May 2019.… Read More


Molly Joeck is co-presenting “Overview of Refugee Law” at the upcoming Legal Aid Settlement Conference on April 11th, 2019 put on the Legal Services Society.… Read More


Molly Joeck moderated a panel  on “Ethical Issues to Ponder” at the Canadian Association for Refugee Lawyers’ conference on April 5th, 2019.… Read More


Erica Olmstead is presenting at the Halifax Refugee Law Clinic on March 28 and March 29, 2019 on the immigration consequences of criminality .… Read More


As our firm continues to grow, we are looking for an additional legal assistant   The legal assistant tasks include Immigration -Preparing, indexing and filing documents for disclosure in accordance with all divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board, Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court rules; -Drafting correspondences including faxes, emails, and… Read More