2013 SCC 36
Is the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in Agraira Consistent with the Halifax Citadel Case?
I have posted previously on the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Agraira v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2013 SCC 36. One of the interesting aspects of the decision is the giving of deference to a ministerial interpretation of law, even though the interpretation was only “implied”. How does one square this […] Read more
Some Thoughts on the SCC Decision in Agraira
The Supreme Court of Canada rendered, through the pen of LeBel J., a unanimous judgment in Agraira v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2013 SCC 36 last week. The applicant is a Libyan national. He first sought and was refused refugee status: he claimed that he was a member of the Libyan National Salvation […] Read more