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Criminal Inadmissibility

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Cracking down on foreign criminals… and employers?

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to present my views before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on Bill C-43 (The Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act). The signature piece in this bill is the portion of the legislation that would allow Canada to deport criminals convicted of crimes in which … Continue reading

Will a new law targeting immigrant criminals target businesses as well?

Last week, the Immigration Minister introduced legislation designed to target foreign national criminals. My take on one of the key provisions of this proposed legislation – the part designed to limit the appeals of certain foreign criminals – can be found in my Winnipeg Free Press op-ed here:http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/removing-non-canadian-criminals-fair-policy-160647805.html What has not really been reported about … Continue reading

How the fight against human trafficking could effect all businesses that hire foriegn workers

Last week, the federal government announced these new measures to fight human trafficking: http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/prg/le/ht-tp-eng.aspx. This is a welcome announcement that will help protect vulnerable children and adults from sexual exploitation and labour exploitation. In many cases, exploited individuals are temporary foreign workers who are victims of criminal gangs or individuals. While the announcement of these new measures is … Continue reading