Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Canada - EU Free Trade Negotiations Begin --- But There Will be Obstacles to A Successful Conclusion

On October 17, 2008, during the Canada-EU summit in Quebec City, Quebec, Prime Minister Harper and President Nicholas Sarkozy of France confirmed that Canada and the EU would start to explore a free trade agreement (or possibly...

Ontario Finance Minister's Speech October 16, 2008

On October 16, 2008, The Hon. Dwight Duncan delivrred the following speech to the Canadian Club:

Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us today. It’s an honour and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to address the...

EU Signs Economic Partnership Agreement with Cariforum

On October 15, 2008, the European Union signed an economic partnership agreement with the Cariforum Group of Nations (Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana,...

Tips for Jewelled Cultures on Getting Through Canada Customs

I recently spoke to a lawyer from a South Asian culture about how she is directed to a secondary screening every time she returns to Canada from a business trip or holidays.  She is from a culture where women and men wear...

Germany Arrests Its Own Spy for Activities with Iran

The true story is probably yet to be reported and possibly the movie will follow.  On October 17, 2008, the Canadian National Post newspaper printed an article about a Canadian - Iranian citizen who was arrested in...