Human Smuggling

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Human Smuggling Charges <em>Dropped</em>

VANCOUVER - A B.C. judge dismissed human smuggling charges Friday against four men accused of bringing dozens of Tamil migrants into Canada illegally aboard the MV Ocean Lady.The decision comes two we...
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Human Smuggling Ruling To Be Appealed

VANCOUVER - The Crown will appeal a B.C. Supreme Court decision that struck down a section of the federal government's human smuggling law.Prosecutor Peter LaPrairie told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Ar...
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Human Smuggling Ruling To Be Appealed

VANCOUVER - The Crown will appeal a B.C. Supreme Court decision that struck down a section of the federal government's human smuggling law.Prosecutor Peter LaPrairie told the judge Monday that the Cro...
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Human Smuggling Law Struck Down

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has taken the bluster out of the Conservative's campaign against illegal migrants by striking down a section of the law targeting human smuggling, pu...

Alleged Human Smuggler Busted In Vancouver

A French citizen will appear in Richmond provincial court Tuesday to face charges of human smuggling. According to court documents obtained by the CBC, Mikael Jim Prone claims to be a self-employed b...

Canada's Misguided Crackdown on Human Smuggling

The Preventing Human Smugglers from Abusing Canada's Immigration System Act (Bill C-4) does anything but what its title suggests. It is not about preventing human smuggling; it is about callously punishing those who may or may not have been smuggled in an attempt to gain a better life.

Human Smuggling Bill Just a Political Game?

If the evidence from independent non-partisan groups have concluded that the Harper government's human smuggling legislation is really not about curtailing human smuggling, what is the real political rationale for it? It is not unreasonable to suspect the answer is that refugees are being exploited for permanent political gain