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Media Advisory – CACP Schedule of Media Conferences and Releases 112th Annual Conference – Montreal, Quebec

July 13, 2017 Montreal, Quebec – The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) will be holding it’s 112th National Conference in Montreal, Quebec, July 16-19 2017.  The conference is co-hosted with the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM). Note:  The CACP will provide access to remote media to ask questions via teleconferencing […]

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How provinces have tried to speed up the justice system since the Jordan ruling – CP

VANCOUVER – Provinces have brought in new procedures to speed up the justice system following last year’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling in the Jordan case, which set tight time limits for trials. Here’s a look at some of the initiatives provinces have undertaken: Quebec Quebec is investing $175-million over four years to recruit new […]

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Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Gives Up On Eliminating The Discrimination Against First Nations Women That Chief Jody Wilson-Raybould Denounced

Odanak, 19 June 2016 – Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould no longer wants to fix all sex discrimination in the Indian Act registration rules, even though in 2010, Chief Jody Wilson-Raybould told Parliament “to eradicate discrimination wherever and whenever possible.”1 The Government of Canada is facing a July 3rd deadline to eliminate certain forms of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 20179 Views

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Tips Tuesday – Slaw.ca

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Research Native Law Centre Case Watch Law Society of Saskatchewan Library Each month, the University of Saskatchewan’s Native Law Centre blog features a Case Watch. The […]

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Legal news roundup – May 30, 2017 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Families of missing, murdered indigenous women begin speaking at Whitehorse hearing, Canadian Press Trans Mountain pipeline will proceed despite B.C. shakeup, Trudeau says, Globe and Mail Weed Kings? Tragically Hip partners with medical marijuana company, Globe and Mail Read More: http://canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/3846/legal-news-roundup-may-30-2017.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+LegalFeedsBlog+%28Legal+Feeds+Blog%29

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Building future wealth for First Nations – Canadian Lawyer

April 24, 2017 Howard Morry has been associated with First Nations work since the 1980s in the early days of his career. Often, he was focused on economic development projects and occasionally observing the obstacles First Nations faced in trying to grow their economic base. Over time, as a tax lawyer working with First Nations […]

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How extending personhood to Canada’s rivers could help reconciliation – CBA National Magazine

April 18, 2017 In March, governments in India and New Zealand independently extended personhood rights to rivers, making them the first jurisdictions in the world to do so. Is it possible that Canada could follow suit? Likely not in the foreseeable future. Not that it’s impossible. The Canada Business Corporations Act grants corporations the rights […]

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Minister Launches Public Comment Period on Expert Panel Report

April 5, 2017 – Montreal, Quebec – Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is taking the next step in reviewing environmental assessment processes to build a new system that Canadians trust. The goal is to have new processes that are fair and based on science, respect the rights of Indigenous peoples, provide certainty […]

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Legal News Roundup for March 23 – CBA

March 23, 2017 Budget 2017: What’s in it for justice National Magazine Federal budget will affect howlawyers recognize income Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2017 budget a relief for small firms but worries, tax hikes on horizon Canadian Insider Government offers incentives for innovation CBC.ca Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-23

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Legal News Roundup for March 21 – CBA

March 21, 2017 CBA in the News Focus: Number of fraudulent immigration consultants growing Law Times Find out who gave $478K to candidates in Halifax’s last election CBC.ca MPs push for direct access to representatives Law Times Speaker’s Corner: Missed opportunity for family law Law Times Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-21

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