Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Ontario is Ready to Provide Enhanced Driver's Licenses to Facilitate Travel to USA

On May 5, 2009, Ontario Transportation Minister announced that Ontario residents can now apply for an enhanced driver's licence to use instead of a passport when crossing into the United States. However, it may take a number of...

Should I Stay or Should I Go - Listening to the Clash's Question While Pondering a Trip to China

I have been to China many times and love to travel to Beijing. However, there are a number of Canadians being quarantined in China over H1N1 flu panic. The Canadians were singled out on flights even though they have not been to...

Canada Updates Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement with Latvia

On may 5, 2009, Canada's International Trade Minister, Stockwell Day, announced that Canad and Latvia has signed an updated Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement (FIPA) (Canada's version of a bilateral investment...

EC Bans Imports of Seal Products and Canada Threatens WTO Case

On May 4, 2009, the EC Parliament voted to impose an import ban on Canadian seal products. The EC parliamentarians overwhelmingly voted in favour of a ban after years of lobbying by animal rights groups. The European Parliament...