News Our Summer Law Student, Nathan Ische, Part of Near Victorious International Moot Team

Nathan is a member of the Queen's law moot team that recently placed 2nd amongst 99 teams competing in the international ELSA competition held annually at the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland.  Teams from six continents competed.  Congratulations to Nathan and the Queen's team.

Fixed Term Employment Contracts and Early Termination
The Ontario Court of Appeal has now ruled on the damages an employer owes to an employee upon early termination by the employer of a fixed term contract where the contract does not contain an early termination clause --- the employee is entitled to all wages and benefits to the end of the term of...
The Month of May 2016 in review: Canadian Immigration Updates
In May, 2016, there have been several updates regarding Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) operating procedures and two (2) Express Entry draws with higher score thresholds and a lower number of invitations issued. The list below summarizes the changes as well as the potential...
Fees to be waived for Temporary Resident Permits for certain offences, including driving while impaired (DWI/DUI)
Background: One time fee exemption to be provided for Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) applications Certain foreign nationals with previous convictions, or whom have committed a criminal act, can be deemed inadmissible to Canada. There are certain options available to such individuals, including...