Category: Canada

High court refuses to hear Moroccan immigration case

The Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear the case of two Moroccans who accused the Quebec government of discrimination in its handling of immigration applications.

Quebec Court of Appeal shuns strict approach towards sex offender registration

Quebec Court of Appeal steers away from rigid interpretation of sex offender registration.

Blogger condemned to pay $125,000 for defamation

An exiled Senegalese journalist, now residing in Montreal, has been condemned to pay the son of the president of the Republic of Senegal $125,000 for defamation.

Immigration Act cannot be invoked to fight extradition

A Hungarian couple of Roma origin lost their bid to overturn an extradition order after the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled that the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act cannot be invoked to contest an extradition order.

Quebec Appeal Court overturns ruling dealing with Mulroney-Schreiber affair

The Quebec Court of Appeal recently overturned a ruling that temporarily suspended a civil suit launched by German-Canadian lobbyist Karlheinz Schreiber against former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.

Quebec minister has wide powers over immigration rules appeal court

The Quebec government has wide discretionary powers to issue selection certificates to foreign nationals seeking to settle permanently in the province.

Alimony rights for common-law spouses at stake in wealthy couple’s battle

Financial duties of common-law partners in Quebec lie at the heart of a battle between a wealthy couple.