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Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Sending refugee claimants to U.S. is unconstitutional: court challenge

Sending asylum seekers back to the U.S. violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Canada’s international obligations, argues a current legal challenge. The Canadian Council for Refugees, Amnesty International and the Canadian Council of Churches have filed what »

Society

Judge overrules last will-“contrary to public policy”

When is a last will and testament not valid? A judge in the Superior Court of Ontario has ruled that a trustee is not required to carry out the last wishes when it runs contrary to public policy. In this »