The B.C Civil Liberties Association and Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

2022-06-17T17:51:27-07:00August 24th, 2016|Blogs|

In April of 2015, the B.C Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) reacted to two Supreme Court of Canada decisions which deemed some of the previous government’s legislation regarding criminal law unconstitutional. [...]

Recent Changes to Canadian Legislation: The Repeal of Bill C-24 under the Citizenship Act

2016-09-20T08:37:32-07:00August 24th, 2016|Blogs|

In 2014, Bill C-24 stirred up huge controversy. Essentially, the bill offered two tiers of citizenship – natural born and naturalized – a convoluted and rather controversial move that differentiated [...]

Recent Cases: Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada

2022-06-17T17:51:27-07:00August 24th, 2016|Blogs|

One recent case that has gotten some attention in Canadian law circles is Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada. The case concerned legislation surrounding anti-money laundering [...]

Growing Marijuana: A reflection of Recent Changes in Criminal Law in Canada

2022-06-17T17:51:27-07:00August 24th, 2016|Blogs|

In mid-February of this year,the Federal Court of Canada struck down the ban against licensed Medical Marijuana users who want to grow their own marijuana in the Allard v. Canada [...]

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