There may be as many as 1,000 Nazi War Criminals resident in Canada. Solicitor General Robert Kaplan helped focus public attention on the presence of suspected war criminals in the spring of 1980 when he met with the Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal.Read More
Parties with assets and/or beneficiaries in multiple jurisdictions may dispute which country’s or province’s law applies because the laws of one jurisdiction often benefit one side over the other. For example, some European jurisdictions may have forced heirship laws making the last will and testament irrelevant. If the law of British Columbia applies the application of the Will Variations act may bestow rights on adult children not available to them in Ontario.