2007 Archive

Canada "international pariah" for failing to prosecute child-sex offenders: lawyer. 
Terri Theodore. Canadian Press. December 18, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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Law firm gives UBC $1m gift; [Final Edition]
The Province. December 12, 2007. pg. A.32
Mentioned: Dean Mary Anne Bobinski

Pickton verdict deplored; Publication bans meant jurors didn't get all the evidence in case, retired RCMP investigator says
Petti Fong. The Toronto Star. December 11, 2007. Page: A19
Mentioned: Professor Isabel Grant

Pickton guilty on all counts: Families disappointed, relieved by convictions on lesser murder charge
Lori Culbert, Neal Hall. CanWest News Service. December 10 2007
Mentioned: Professor Isabel Grant
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Life in prison most likely, legal experts say
Chad Skelton. Vancouver Sun. Monday, December 10, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Isabel Grant
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Interview with Professor Janine Benedet on the Pickton Verdict announced December 9.
CBC Radio: The Current, December 10, 2007.

Students Volunteer Time to Fight Human Trafficking
Amy Hadley. The Ubyssey. November 30, 2007. Pg. 2.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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Manitoba Child Porn Law Praised
Keith Bonnell. Canwest News Service. November 30, 2007.
Article appearing in The Province (Vancouver), Edmonton Journal, Hamilton Spectator, Canada.com and other Canwest outlets.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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Global trade hub: Build an Arctic Gateway for the world
Globe and Mail (Op. Ed). November 26, 2007. Page: A15
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers

B.C. activists talk to mining foes
Michael Jamison. Billings Gazette (Montana). November 25, 2007.
Mentioned: Adjunct Professor Richard Paisley
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Burke's law the basis for his NHL success
Brian Milner. The Globe and Mail. November 21, 2007. P. B10.
Mentioned: Professor Joseph Weiler
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Students mixed on refused rapist; Some worry, others say people change
Andy Ivens. The Vancouver Province. November 21, 2007. Page: A6.
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson
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Legal Expert Says Montana Should Have Input on Canadian Mining, Drilling
Dan Testa, Beacon. November 20, 2007
Mentioned: Adjunct Professor Richard Paisley
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Prostitutes want legal brothels for Olympics 
Interview with Professor Janine Benedet 
CTV News, November 16, 2007 
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A digital village waits to be born in False Creek
Miro Cernetig. The Vancouver Sun. November 10, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Dennis Pavlich
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2010 will make city a magnet for human trafficking
Daphne Bramham. Vancouver Sun. November 10, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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Canadian accused of Thai sex crimes released on bail
Kelly Sinoski and Chad Skelton. Vancouver Sun. November 08, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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Iacobucci says he won't open up torture probe – yet
Colin Freeze. Globe and Mail. November 6, 2007
Mentioned: Professor Peter Burns
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Interview and panel discussion with Professor Benjamin Perrin on Canada's extra-territorial child sex offender law
CTV: The Verdict, November 5, 2007.

Interview with Professor Benjamin Perrin on Canada's extra-territorial child sex offender law
CBC Radio: Early Edition (BC), November 5, 2007.

Interview with Professor Benjamin Perrin and RCMP Corporal Norm Massie on human trafficking and 2010 Olympics
CBC Newsworld, November 4, 2007.

Canadian wanted over Thai sex crimes jailed
CanadaAgence France Presse. November 3, 2007.
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Interview with Professor Benjamin Perrin on overseas Canadian child sex offenders
CBC: The National, November 2, 2007.

Accused pedophile Orville Mader remanded after court appearance Friday
Canadian Press. November 2, 2007.
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Interview with Professor Benjamin Perrin on overseas Canadian child sex offenders
CKNW, 980 AM Radio (Vancouver), November 2, 2007.

2010 B.C. Olympics Vulnerable to Sex Crimes: Human-trafficking Watchdog Issues Warning
Craig Offman. National Post. November 2, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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CBC Newsworld
CBC, Interview with Prof. Benjamin Perrin on alleged sex tourism case of Orville Frank Mader, Nov. 1, 2007. 

CBC Radio: BC Almanac
CBC, Interview with Prof. Benjamin Perrin on 2010 Olympics and human trafficking risk, Nov. 1, 2007.

Warning issued about human trafficking and sex trade at 2010 Olympics.
Winnipeg Free Press (via The Canadian Press). November 1, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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A bivalve revival for the 2010 games: The Olympia oyster could be a huge hit, if Olympic organizers give it a shucking break
Nicholas Köhler. Macleans Magazine. October 31, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Mira Sundara-Rajan.
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Man sues the RCMP to get back his video of Taser death
Jonathan Fowlie, Chad Skelton. 
The Vancouver Sun. October 31, 2007. p. A.1 / FRONT 
Mentioned: Professor Anthony Sheppard.

MP takes aim at pedophiles with bill: Human Trafficking Craig Offman. 
National Post. October 30, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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Time to herald our northern coast?; Advocates say new words on Canada's coat of arms would help the cause of Arctic sovereignty.
Andrew Chung. The Toronto Star. October 28, 2007
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers
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Words get in way of saving children
Adrian Humphreys (with files from Allison Hanes). 
National Post. October 24, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin

Canada lax in pursuing offenders abroad 
Andrew ChungToronto Star. October 21, 2007. 
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin 
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Case may test Canadian sex tourism laws
Darah Hansen. The Vancouver Sun. October 18, 2007, p. A.7. / FRONT
(reprints in the Victoria Times-Colonist, Edmonton Journal, Regina Leader-Post, Windsor Star, Montreal Gazette, and other Canwest newspapers)
Mention: Professor Benjamin Perrin
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The crisis no one is talking about
Gary Mason. The Globe and Mail. October 13, 2007, p. A.7.
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers

Dissenters in Canada's Arctic 
Douglas Belkin. Wall Street Journal. October 12, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers

Tightening the leash on the ‘dogs of war'
Benjamin Perrin. Globe and Mail October 10, 2007. Commentary, p. A.21
Mentioned: Article written by Professor Benjamin Perrin.

Do you have a permit for that photo?
Shanoon Moneo. The Globe and Mail. October 4, 2007. 
Mentioned: Professor 
Mira Sundara Rajan

New style law school: Faculties across the country are offering a slew of cutting-edge and innovative courses to prepare young lawyers for the future of law
Derek Hill. Canadian Lawyer For Students. September 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Joe Weiler
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Speakers will Focus on Global Politics and International Law; [Final Edition]
Harbour City Star. Nanaimo, B.C. September 19, 2007, pg. A.2
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers

'Where's Canada?'; For anyone who loves this country, hates this country or is ambivalent about this whole vast land mass, Michael Byers' voice may be the most exciting to appear in decades; [Final Edition]
Janice Kennedy. The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa, Ont.: Sep 16, 2007. p. B.6
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers

Human Trafficking in Vancouver
Magda Ibrahim. Westender. Vancouver, BC: September 20, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Benjamin Perrin.

Same-sex marriages popular among couples with kids
Chad Skelton. Vancouver Sun. Vancouver, BC: September 12, 2007
Quoted: Assistant Professor Fiona Kelly
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Reforming Canada’s record on human trafficking
Lorraine Chan. UBC Reports. Vancouver, BC: September 6, 2007. Vol. 53: No. 9.
Quoted: Assistant Professor Benjamin Perrin
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UBC Law Professor Awarded Action Canada Fellowship
August, 14, 2007 
Benjamin Perrin is among 17 exceptional Canadians selected for the Action Canada Fellowship (2007-2008). Perrin, who recently joined the UBC Faculty of Law as an Assistant Professor, receives $20,000 and will participate while at the Faculty in a 10-month project focused on Canadian foreign policy issues. For more information and biographies of the new Fellows, please visitwww.actioncanada.ca

Russians spark territorial row by planting flag in Arctic depths; Mini-subs dive four kilometres at North Pole; [Final Edition]
Richard Foot, Randy Boswell. Calgary Herald. Calgary, Alta.: Aug 3, 2007. pg. A.15
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers

Harper Set to Call Quebec By-election
Bruce CheadleTelegraph-Journal. Saint John, N.B.: Jul 28, 2007, pg. A.4
Mentioned: Deborah Meredith

Supreme Court Labour's Friend? Don't assume, says author of “The Corporation”
Tom Sandborn. The Tyee. Published: Monday, July 19, 2007.
Mentioned: Professor Joel Bakan
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First-degree-murder charges possible even if suspects weren't at crime scene
Published: Monday, July 9, 2007: 6:49 PM ET, Canadian Press: Lorrayne Anthony. 
Mentioned: Professor Isabel Grant
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Stephen Owen quitting politics (9:57 a.m.)
Peter O’Neil. Vancouver Sun. Vancouver, BC: July 5, 2007
Mentioned: Professor Deborah Meredith
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Whither you know who
Patrick Watson. The Globe and Mail. Toronto, Ont.: Jun 30, 2007. pg. D.4
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers 
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Russia ready to claim Arctic seas on Canada's doorstep; Canada feeling the pressure to back up its own claims under a new treaty; [Final Edition]
Randy Boswell. Edmonton Journal. Edmonton, Alta.: Jun 29, 2007.  pg. A.5
Quoted: Professor Michael Byers

Olympic Mountains promoter runs afoul of Olympic committee; U.S. Games body sics lawyers on wilderness guidebook author; [Final Edition]
Randy Boswell. Edmonton Journal. Edmonton, Alta.: Jun 15, 2007.  pg. A.2
Quoted: Professor Mira Sundara-Rajan

Russia prepares to claim polar seabed; Canadian Arctic sovereignty faces biggest battle yet; [Final Edition]
Randy Boswell. Calgary Herald. Calgary, Alta.: Jun 29, 2007.  pg. A.8
Quoted: Professor Michael Byers

Artists seek out vanished gallery director
Mary Frances Hill. The Westender. Vancouver, B.C.: June 14, 2007
Quoted: Professor Mira Sundara Rajan

Vancouver lawyer Carey Linde stirs custody debate
Charlie Smith. Georgia Straight. Vancouver, B.C., June 14, 2007.
Quoted: Professor Susan Boyd
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Did cops sound alarm for right reasons?; Police, parole board tag him as high-risk despite good reports; [Final Edition]
Joey Thompson. The Province. Vancouver, B.C.: Jun 8, 2007.  pg. A.4
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson 
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Outrage over Callow misguided, lawyer says 
Jonathan Woodward. The Globe and Mail. Toronto, Ont.: Jun 7, 2007. 
pg. S.4
Mentioned: Professor Michael Jackson 
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Alcan takeover bid threatens arts sponsorship 
Arts Notes: The Georgia Straight. May 24, 2007.
Quoted: Professor Joel Bakan
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As it Happens
CBC Radio. May 3rd 2007.17:30:01
Quoted: Professor Michael Byers
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New deal reached on detainees; But minister's surprise announcement contradicted by top military official; [ONT Edition]
Bruce Campion-Smith. Toronto Star. Toronto, Ont.: Apr 26, 2007. pg. A.6
Quoted: Professor Michael Byers 
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Canada would need to clear multiple hurdles to jail Afghan detainees
Alex Dobrota. The Globe and Mail. Toronto, Ont.: Apr 25, 2007.  pg. A.17
Quoted: Professor Michael Byers 
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Victory in Air-India trial lawsuit a long shot, experts say 
Robert Matas. The Globe and Mail. Toronto, Ont.: Mar 23, 2007.  pg. S.1
Quoted:  Professor Anthony Sheppard 
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Serbia Decision/International Law – Proponent
The Current. CBC Radio. February 27, 2007
Quoted: Professor Michael Byers
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Tory hopefuls no Quadra pushovers: First, he'd have to win the Conservative ticket; [Final Edition]
Ian Bailey. The Province. Vancouver, B.C.: Feb 9, 2007.  pg. A.17
Mentioned: Professor Deborah Meredith

Transsexual loses battle in top court to help at rape clinic
Shannon Rupp. The Globe and Mail. Toronto, Ont.: Feb 2, 2007.  pg. S.3
Mentioned: Professor Christine Boyle 
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The Coming Robot Army
Steve Featherstone. Harper's Magazine; Feb 2007; 314, 1881; CBCA Reference. pg. 43.
Mentioned: Professor Michael Byers
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