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Legal news Roundup – July 12, 2018 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Toronto police plan to deploy 200 more officers to priority areas in evening hours to combat gun violence, Toronto Star Hydro One board, CEO Mayo Schmidt step aside, bow to pressure from Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Globe and Mail Indigenous leaders turn down invitation to meeting of premiers, CBC news United States Trump claims […]

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6.67% Indexation of the Legal Aid Eligibility Thresholds as of May 31, 2018

MONTREAL, May 31, 2018 – As of today, the legal aid eligibility thresholds increased by 6.67%, which is equal to the percentage by which the minimum wage increased on May 1, 2018. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Stéphanie Vallée, and the Chairman of the Commission des services juridiques, Me Yvan Niquette, made the announcement today. Me Niquette recalled […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201815 Views

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Legal news Roundup – May 11, 2018 – Canadian Lawyer

Canadian Tire goes international with $985-million purchase of Helly Hansen, Financial Post Yukon bureaucrat said he was fired for blowing the whistle on racism within government, Toronto Star Labrador woman stuck after Air Canada rejects Indigenous ID for return flight, CBC News Read More: http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/author/patricia-cancilla/legal-news-roundup-may-11-2018-15721/

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Legal news Roundup – May 10, 2018 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Man accused in Toronto van attack to appear in court this morning, Canadian Press Investigation clears Green Party leader Elizabeth May of workplace harassment, Toronto Star Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry lags in repaying counselling costs, Globe and Mail Read More: http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/author/patricia-cancilla/legal-news-roundup-may-10-2018-15714/

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201831 Views

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Retired Crown calls for overhaul of Quebec justice system to better serve Indigenous communities – CBC

Justice minister proud to have appointed Quebec’s 1st Indigenous judge but admits province must do more Mar 04, 2018 Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée cites the appointment of the first Indigenous judge in Quebec as one of her political accomplishments. But in a province where more than 182,000 people identify as Aboriginal, Judge Mark Philippe, who […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201835 Views

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Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples February 8, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the following statement following the second reading of Bill 262 – […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201878 Views

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Sexual harassment, cannabis are top legal risks in Canada this year: law firm – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 4, 2018 15:58 By Ross Marowits THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ The hot button issues of sexual harassment in the workplace and cannabis legalization joined a leading Canadian law firm’s annual top 10 list of legal risks for businesses in 2018. Borden Ladner Gervais LLP included sexual harassment in its annual list of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 201867 Views

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Interim board of directors for National Council for Reconciliation named – The Lawyer’s Daily

December 18, 2017 In an effort to advance Canada’s commitment to implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (CTA), the federal government appointed six members to the interim board of directors for the National Council for Reconciliation. Of the six, four hold law degrees. Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a former commissioner on the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201759 Views

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New Roads to Riches – Lexpert

In a depressed market for commodities, mining companies will have to rely on government funding, P3s and the ambition of local communities to get their projects off the ground. THE CANADIAN MINING INDUSTRY’S success depends on its capacity to move its output to markets efficiently, at competitive prices and via modern infrastructure such as railways, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 201769 Views

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Legal news roundup – Aug. 25, 2017 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Senate turns to Federal Court in racial discrimination dispute, Canadian Press Missing, murdered Indigenous women hearings moving ahead despite call for reboot, Canadian Press Father of baby boy who died in suspicious Edmonton house fire offers reward, Canadian Press United States U.S. state election officials still in the dark on Russian hacking, Reuters California […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201783 Views

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