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  • Another Rule of Law Test in the Meng Extradition Matter

    By Craig Forcese and Leah West   The Meng extradition proceeding will clearly test one area of Canadian law: extradition law. (See here). It will also now probe another: constitutional rights at the border. Ms Meng’s lawyers filed a civil action suing officials (and especially the CBSA) for detainin … Read more »

  • Meng Extradition: What to Watch For

    Today is reportedly the deadline for the Minister of Justice to issue an “authority to proceed” in the extradition committal hearing in the Meng (Huawei) case. Because there has been much attention lately to the functions of Minister of Justice (MoJ) and AG and much confusion, I have sat down and co … Read more »

  • Transition Time 2019

    Two thousand and nineteen will, of course, produce a new Parliament — Canada’s 43rd. It will, therefore, be the season of transition preparation in the public service — and a good time for taking stock (and for filing access to information requests for all those informative ministerial briefing bo … Read more »

  • Bill C-59 Flowcharts: Revised and Expanded

    Once more unto the breach… Bill C-59 will hopefully, finally, soon (?) inch its way to the senate committee, after second reading (still underway) in the senate. I confess, I am looking at the parliamentary calendar and starting to feel a bit nervous. As readers of this blog or listerners to “A Po … Read more »

  • A Podcast Called INTREPID Second Season Underway

    This blog space has been quiet since summer. As Leah West and I work on a second edition of the “National Security Law” treatise that was the springboard for this project, we are discussing how this blog space could be repurposed. For instance, would there be interest, demand and enough fresh copy f … Read more »

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