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Supreme Court of Canada to rule in human smuggling case

The Supreme Court of Canada will issue its decisions tomorrow in a series of cases concerning provisions in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) relating to “human smuggling”. The BCCLA is an intervener in R. v. Appulonappa, which considers the constitutionality of s. 117 of IRPA, which criminalizes “people smuggling”. The law currently makes it a crime for any person to assist anyone to enter Canada without valid documentation, including humanitarian workers assisting refugees fleeing persecution.

4th Annual Gingerbread Trail adds to Holiday Sparkle in Uptown Saint John

The 4th annual Crosby's Gingerbread Trail kicks off Friday November 27, 2015 in shops, restaurants and public locations in Uptown Saint John. The Trail, sponsored by Crosby Molasses Co. Ltd., is a network of 34 gingerbread houses and other gingerbread creations on display throughout the uptown core.

Saskatchewan should have power over Immigration, just like Quebec

A Saskatchewan Green Party Government would negotiate Real Change with the federal government to gain control over Immigration issues, just like the province of Quebec.


Magaly Bianchini resigns as director and officer of Process Capital Corp.

ISU GP Japan NHK Trophy Preview

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2015/2016 continues this week with NHK Trophy, the sixth and last event in Nagano (JPN), November 27 to 29. NHK Trophy provides the last opportunity for skaters to qualify for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. Skaters also compete for a prize money of US $ 180,000 per individual event of the Grand Prix.

Free Energy Announces Private Placement Offering

British Columbia-based Free Energy International Inc. announces private placement offering.

Manitoba Government Confirms Support to Build Freedom Road

Families living on the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation are another step closer to gaining all-season road access, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson announced today, as he introduced proposed legislation which would expand the mandate of the Manitoba East Side Road Authority (ESRA) to include building Freedom Road.

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