Erica Olmstead is teaching a new course starting March 26, 2019 at the University of British Columbia in their Certification in Immigration (CILPP) program: Appeal, Detention, and Humanitarian and Compassionate applications.… Read More

Erica Olmstead presented on Criminal inadmissibility and the Immigration and Refugee Board at the Canadian Bar Association’s provincial conference on March 15, 2019.… Read More

Erin Roth appeared on CBC to speak about the recent change and real consequences felt by people who wanted to apply to sponsor their parents or grandparents to come to Canada. If you prefer to read about it, you can find a CBC article here. If you prefer to listen to the radio version, it… Read More

On 18 December 2018, new, more serious, penalties for driving under the influence came into force. The amendments to the Criminal Code were enacted under Bill C-46 to accompany the legalization of cannabis in Canada, but apply equally to those driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis, or any other substance that can impair driving.… Read More

Molly Joeck completed her dissertation on Refugee protection at the edges: exclusion for serious criminality in Canada since Febles. This thesis examines the jurisprudence of the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada since the decision of the Supreme Court in Febles v Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), [2014] 3 SCR 431… Read More