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CSIS “Implants” in Electronic Devices Okay… Under These Conditions

A reference put to the Federal Court has upheld Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) warrants authorizing the use of “implants” on electronic devices to collect and intercept information. In the decision released yesterday, Justice Fothergill…


Part One: Significant Revisions of the Civil Forfeiture Act: Targeting Organized Crime, Fentanyl Production, and Charter Rights

Mike Farnworth, the Solicitor General, introduced the Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act to the B.C. Legislature on March 5th. Minister Farnworth called the Bill “the most significant revision” of the Civil Forfeiture Act since its introduction…


SNC-Lavalin Will Not Get Judicial Review of Decision Rejecting Remediation Agreement

In a decision released by the Federal Court this morning, SNC-Lavalin (SNC) was denied an application for judicial review, meaning that the prosecution against the Quebec company will go ahead as usual. SNC applied to have…