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No Right to Vote in Federal Elections for Long-Term Expats (July 28, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 20, 2015, in Frank v. Canada (Attorney General) (2015 ONCA 536, CANLII), the ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Judiciary; Voting rights
Jurisdiction: Canada

Supreme Court Calls for Clear and Complete Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases (July 21, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 17, 2015, in the murder case of R. v. Rodgerson (2015 CSC 38, ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judiciary; Juries
Jurisdiction: Canada

Fishing Declaration Covering Central Arctic (July 21, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Five countries that ring the Arctic Ocean, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia, and the United States, signed ...

Topic: Aquaculture; Arctic and polar regions; International affairs; Treaties and International Agreements
Jurisdiction: Canada; Denmark; Norway; Russia; United States

First Attempt to Revoke Canadian Citizenship Under New Citizenship Act (July 15, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration is moving ahead to revoke the citizenship of a Canadian ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Crime and law enforcement; National security; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Canada

Update: Health Canada Responds to Supreme Court Ruling on Cannabis (July 13, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 8, 2015, Health Canada, the country's federal department in charge of public health, responded ...

Topic: Controlled substances; Health; Prescription drugs
Jurisdiction: Canada

Ontario Court Upholds Decision to Deny Accreditation to Proposed Law School (July 10, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 2, 2015, the Divisional Court of Ontario upheld the legality of a vote ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Education; Legal training; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Canada

Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Receives Royal Assent (June 30, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 18, 2015, the Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act received Royal Assent, the necessary ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Canada

Supreme Court Rules That All Forms of Medical Marijuana Are Permissible (June 19, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 11, 2015, in the case of R. v. Smith (2015, SCC 34, JUDGMENTS ...

Topic: Controlled substances; Health; Prescription drugs
Jurisdiction: Canada

Province of Ontario to Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for LGBT Children (June 12, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 4, 2015, the Canadian province of Ontario passed Bill 77 ...

Topic:  Health insurance; LGBT rights; Children's rights
Jurisdiction: Canada

Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Gun Crimes (April 22, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On April 14, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada, in a majority decision, struck down as ...

Topic: Criminal code; Sentencing; Weapons
Jurisdiction: Canada

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Tables New Bill on Cultural Practices (December 04, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On November 5, 2014, Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, announced the tabling of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Immigration; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Canada

Canada Passes Law Regulating Virtual Currencies as "Money Service Businesses" (July 09, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 19, 2014, the Governor General of Canada gave his royal assent to Bill C-31 ...

Topic: Currency; Financial services; Money laundering
Jurisdiction: Canada

Agreement on Unaccompanied Children (July 08, 2014) by Gustavo Guerra

In June 2014, authorities from Mexico, the United States, Canada, and the Central American countries met ...

Topic: Immigration; International affairs; Undocumented immigrants
Jurisdiction: Canada; Central America; Mexico; United States

Agreement on Health Emergencies (July 02, 2014) by Gustavo Guerra

Health authorities from Mexico, the United States, and Canada recently announced that they have reached an ...

Topic: Health; International affairs; Public health; Emergency management
Jurisdiction: Canada; Mexico; United States

Reaffirmation of and Agreement to Strengthen Ties (February 24, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

During Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's official visit to Mexico from February 17 to 19, 2014, ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance; International affairs; National security; Treaties and International Agreements; Treaties and International Agreements/Aviation
Jurisdiction: Canada; Mexico

Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regulations for Virtual Currencies to Be Introduced (February 14, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On February 11, 2014, the Canadian Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty, unveiled the Federal Budget for 2014, ...

Topic: Currency; Money laundering; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Canada

Trade Agreement (October 22, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

On October 18, 2013, after lengthy negotiations between the European Union Commissioner on Trade, Karel De ...

Topic: International affairs; Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: Canada; European Union

Legislation on "Right-to-die with Dignity" Introduced in Quebec (June 25, 2013) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 12, 2013, the Parti Québécois Government of Quebec introduced draft legislation entitled "An Act ...

Topic: Death and dying
Jurisdiction: Canada

Expanded Anti-Terror Legislation (May 02, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Late on April 24, 2013, the Canadian parliament passed the Combating Terrorism Act, which will expand ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Canada

Discrimination Against Transgendered Persons Banned (April 03, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On March 20, 2013, the Canadian House of Commons approved the Act to Amend the Canadian ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Canada

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Last updated: July 28, 2015