R v Le [Arbitrary Detention in Backyard]

JFCY intervened in an appeal where a 19 year old was charged after the police entered the backyard of his 17 year old friend where a group of people were gathering. This case challenged the constitutionality of the detention and search of young people. JFCY made submissions about the way the Charter rights of young…

Media Release – UN Review Should Urge Canada To Reform Immigration Detention System

MEDIA RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL 6:0o AM EST October 5, 2017 UN Review Should Urge Canada To Reform Immigration Detention System Joint Submission to UN by HR Groups Says Treatment of Children and Persons with Mental Health Conditions Violates International Obligations Toronto, October 5, 2017 — A United Nations review of Canada’s human rights record should…