Author: Julia Kalinina

Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Reference: What’s the difference between a genetic test and a biopsy?

At the hearing of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Reference, SC 2017, c 3 [GNDA Reference], at the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) this month, Justice Brown asked the representative of the...

Feher v Canada: Strike Three Against the “Safe Country” List in Canada’s Refugee Law

Until late March 2019, when Justice Keith Boswell struck down s.112(2)(b.1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 [IRPA], refugee claimants from certain “designated” countries were required...

9147-0732 Québec Inc: Does Section 12 Protect Corporations From Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

In 9147-0732 Québec Inc. c Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales, 2019 QCCA 373 [9147-0732 Québec Inc.], a case that has attracted some media attention, the Quebec Court of Appeal...