Category: Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law

Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law #5: Constitutional Review

In this podcast we will consider the issue of constitutional review, specifically whether section 7 of the charter is violated by deportation.

Singh v Minister of Employment and Immigration (1985)
Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration) v Chiarelli (1992)
Suresh v Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (2002)

Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law #4: National Status

In this podcast, we will consider the different types of status that may be held by an individual in Canada – Citizen, Permanent Resident, and Foreign National. We will begin a preliminary examination of the effect a different status can make on one’s rights, which shall be expanded upon throughout the course.

Chen v Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (2001)
Langer v Canada(Minister of Employment and Immigration) (1995)
Romans v Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (2001)

Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law #1: Introduction

This is the first podcast in Canadian Immigration and refugee law. We begin by considering the historical evolution of immigration within Canada and then turn to some early immigration cases to consider the role that racism played in the immigration process.

Union Colliery Co v Bryden (1899)
Quong Wing v the King (1914)
Canada v Singh
re Munshi Singh (1914)
Mack v Canada (AG) (2002)

Janet Dench, “A Hundred Years of Imm to Canada 1900-1999: A Chronology focusing on refugees and discrimination” (2000). (Online, http://www.web.net/~ccr/history.html)