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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
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

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
Jurisdiction: Canada

Court Ruling Denies Equal Rights to Common Law Couples (February 01, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On January 25, 2013, Canada's Supreme Court ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Canada

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 ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Canada

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 ...

Topic: Weapons
Jurisdiction: Canada

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
Jurisdiction: Canada

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

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Last updated: June 30, 2015