Silver Linings: The Supreme Court of Canada Rules on the Definition of Terrorist Activity

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Today, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered its decisions in R. v. Khawaja, United States v. Nadarajah, and United States v. Sriskandarajah. These companion cases deal with the constitutionality of the definition of “terrorist activity” and its operation throughout the … Read More

The BCCLA before Parliament: preventative detention, investigative hearings and “training” offences

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Today, BCCLA Senior Counsel Carmen Cheung appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security to present the BCCLA’s position on Bill S-7. This bill seeks to resurrect the preventative detention and investigative hearing provisions … Read More