On Thursday, December 13th, CTV’s PowerPlay explored the issues surrounding Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou’s arrest. Peter Edelmann is interviewed at minute seven about the related extradition process.… Read More


Peter Edelmann is presenting at the Canadian Bar Association’s Immigration section meeting about the Cannabis Act in the immigration context. The meeting is on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm (Pacific Time).… Read More


Three of our lawyers are heading to the University of British Columbia on November 6, 2018. Peter Edelmann is presenting to the UBC Law’s Refugee law class. Erica Olmstead, Molly Joeck and Peter Edelmann will be presenting at the UBC chapter of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL) about detention and habeas corpus in… Read More


(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… Read More


Lors de la conférence de l’Association québécoise des avocats et avocates en droit de l’immigration (AQAADI), Peter Edelmann fera une présentation sur l’intersectionnalité entre le droit criminel et le droit de l’immigration. La discussion sera sur les arrêts Tran c. Canada 2017 SCS 50 and Wong de la Cour suprême du Canada. La conférence se… Read More


Peter Edelmann is one of the speakers at the Criminal Justice Vancouver section meeting of the Canadian Bar Association on October 24, 2018. The topic of the meeting is Collateral Consequences and the Criminal Law: Immigration, Professional Discipline, Criminal Records and Civil Forfeiture.… Read More


A progressive, reputable criminal and immigration law firm seeks enthusiastic self-starter full time legal assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting two lawyers and keeping track of the ongoing status of their files at various government agencies.   The legal assistant tasks include Immigration -Preparing, indexing and filing documents for disclosure in accordance… Read More


Duties include: -Answering phones, directing calls -Greeting clients -Booking meetings, scheduling interpreters and managing the office calendar -General scanning and filing. -Data-entry, including processing payments -Preparing court materials (printing, binding, punching) -Making regular trips to the post-office (~1 block away) -Ordering supplies -Basic office cleaning -Other basic office tasks, as required.   Skills required: -Ability… Read More