Monthly Archives: October 2009

Is polgyamy a crime in Canada?

Guest Blogger "Amber" Is polygamy a crime in Canada? Does Criminal Code Section 293, making polygamy a crime in Canada, infringe the Canadian Charter protection of freedom of religion? Two leaders of a Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…

Lifting the cover on Canada’s spy files

Michelle Shephard Only the judge and lawyers could see "John" behind a large screen in a Toronto courtroom. The Canadian spy entered through a separate entrance each day last week and a "Do Not Enter. Sealed by Judge’s Order" sign…

Privacy and .ca

Guest Blogger Pulat Yunusov  For years, if you registered a .ca domain, anyone could see your name, address and email in online “whois” databases. In 2008, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) restricted access to this information. Internet law guru…

Citizen’s arrest

Guest Blogger Pulat Yunusov It’s one of the cases that gets ordinary people all riled up. A chronic criminal, Anthony Bennett, who some say stole from Chinatown stores for years finally got caught. A hard-working store owner, Mr. Chen, aided by…