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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
Supreme Court Delivers Hate Speech Ruling (March 15, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision on February 27, 2013, asserting that limits placed ...
Topic: Freedom of speech
Court Ruling Denies Equal Rights to Common Law Couples (February 01, 2013) by Constance Johnson
On January 25, 2013,
Anti-Terror Law Ruled Constitutional (December 18, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin
On December 14, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada issued two simultaneous rulings on three terrorism-related ...
Quebec Court Decision Saves Gun Registry (September 13, 2012) by Constance Johnson
On September 10, 2012, a judge of the Cour Supérieur (Superior Court) of Quebec issued a ...
Right to Food Issues Raised (May 24, 2012) by Constance Johnson
Olivier De Schutter, who has been the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food ...
Topic: Human rights
Nuclear Security Agreement (April 02, 2012) by Gustavo Guerra
On March 26, 2012, it was announced that the United States, Mexico, and Canada have completed ...
Topic: National security
Jurisdiction: Canada; Mexico; United States
Last updated: June 30, 2015