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The data produced by the Cost of Justice project (2011-2017) should be driving widespread law reform, says this Vancouver Sun columnist.
The Liberal government will consider reforming a loan program that requires refugees to cover the hefty cost of their flights to Canada, Immigration Minister John McCallum said Friday.
Are too many foreign domestic caregivers are coming to work only for their extended families? Does LCP lead to poor economic outcomes? Has it become a "hidden form of family reunification?"
Rights organizations, opposition MPs, and lawyers say the Canada Border Services Agency needs more oversight.
Critics wondered if a private Christian university that bans homosexual activity among students and faculty can foster a non-discriminatory environment.
Canada Day, 2014, will usher in ban on identity theft, phishing, and spyware.
Canadian border officials prepared for a more aggressive approach to dealing with marine refugee claimants in 2010, saying their earlier approach had been "less effective than it could have been."
More and more Canadians are being asked to prove, in the name of safety, that they are sober and not addled before clocking in at work.
Federal librarians and archivists who set foot in classrooms, attend conferences, or speak up at public meetings on their own time are engaging in "high risk" activities, according to the new code of conduct at Library and Archives Canada.
In this article, mental health care for young people is characterized as "an orphan in the already orphaned mental health system."
The House of Commons' public safety committee has recommended electronic ankle bracelets as a way to curb the number of denied refugee claimants who don't comply with removal orders.
This Vancouver Sun editorial discusses the disproportionately high number of First Nations people in Canadian prisons and their under-representation on juries.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of some of the thousands of First Nations people adopted out during the "60s scoop."
Canada's lawyers and judges are losing sight of their commitments to justice and the public good, and the profession must reform itself and rebuild the trust of ordinary citizens, says Governor-General David Johnston.
In a handful of cases across the country, judges are put in the often difficult position of enforcing Canadian contract law while remaining sensitive to cultural and religious traditions. The rulings so far have been divided.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has put forward a proposal to eliminate one of the three classes Canada uses to resettle refugees. The source-country class allows residents of designated countries to apply directly to Canada for refugee status from inside those countries.
Five women seeking to remain in Canada because of well-founded fears for their safety in their home countries have had their applications rejected by the Immigration and Refugee Board or officers of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Now, in the past month, the Federal Court has overturned all five decisions and ordered new hearings.