Stephen Harper's strong condemnation of individuals who criticize Israel's policies raises serious concerns about his government's commitment to protecting political speech in Canada.
Pro Bono is a monthly column written by lawyers and legal experts at Iler Campbell LLP that explores the murky legal waters activists regularly confront in doing their work.
This case is a victory because it recognizes that the current legal regime of prostitution in Canada has penalized and caused harm to the very individuals it was supposed to protect.
On November 8, 2013 Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced changes to the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) immigration program. Edward C. Corrigan gives an overview.
Given the reality that movement of dangerous goods is fraught with problems, it seems a reasonable question to ask why Canada has yet to take seriously the need to move to a low-carbon energy future.
Can the government of the day bind future legislatures to spend money through entering into contracts, whether they be collective agreements, or ordinary contracts to expend money over multiple years?
In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, the corporations who use the factory expressed grave concern for the deceased workers and their families and committed to helping them.
The Canadian Bar Association released a summary report this month which addresses the challenges to accessing the civil justice system in Canada and sets out targets that should be achieved by 2030.
This decision represents a victory for advocates of improved corporate social responsibility and greater accountability from Canadian corporations in relation to their foreign operations.
The court was also asked to dismiss the applications outright on the basis of how the applicants were funding their legal bills.
A number of migrant worker issues have been discussed in the media lately. However, there are different migrant worker programs in Canada, and these give rise to different legal and policy issues.