Category: Constitutional Law

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness v Chhina: Can Immigration Detainees Access the Writ of Habeas Corpus?

With the high-profile coverage of Ebrahim Toure and Kashif Ali, issues surrounding immigration detention has received increased scrutiny from public and legal communities alike. In a few weeks, the Supreme...

Canada Summer Jobs: Attestation Sparks Debate Over Government Overreach

In December 2017, the Canadian government announced changes to its Canada Summer Jobs (“CSJ”) program that sparked debate over the program’s constitutionality. CSJ is a funding subsidy designed to provide...