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Registration Now Open – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 2nd Indigenous Laws Gathering

Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is pleased to invite you to the 2nd Indigenous Laws Gathering on June 11-12, 2024, at the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations in Wendake, Quebec, located on the ancestral lands of the Huron-Wendat Peoples. The theme of this year’s Gathering is “Holding Space: Elevating Indigenous Laws to Address Historical Wrongs,” […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 202444 Views

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To better understand the regulation of the profession – The Barreau du Québec Releases Informative Video Clips Intended for Indigenous Communities

May 14, 2024 Montreal, May 14th, 2024 — The Barreau du Québec announces the release of four informative video clips created specifically for First Nations and Inuit audiences. These aim to strengthen the confidence of Indigenous citizens, particularly those from Nunavik, in the regulatory mechanisms of the profession. These video clips address key topics such […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202423 Views

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The Barreau du Québec releases informative video clips intended for Indigenous communities – Le Barreau du Québec

April 2, 2024 To raise awareness of its mission to ensure the protection of the public and the role of the Office of the syndic, the Barreau du Québec is launching four informative video clips created specifically for First Nations and Inuit audiences. These aim to strengthen the confidence of Indigenous citizens in the regulatory […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202416 Views

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2nd Indigenous Law Gathering: Holding Space: Elevating Indigenous Laws to Address Historical Wrongs / Jun 11 – 12, 2024

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting the 2nd Indigenous Laws Gathering on June 11-12, 2024, at the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations in Wendake, Quebec, on the ancestral lands of the Huron-Wendat Peoples. The theme of this year’s Gathering is Holding Space: Elevating Indigenous Laws to Address Historical Wrongs, with a focus on creating an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202417 Views

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Cochrane Saxberg welcomes Camille Fortin to the firm

07 Feb 2024 Cochrane Saxberg is pleased to welcome Camille Fortin. Camille graduated with her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sherbrooke in 2019 and received her Call to the Bar in Québec in August 2021. Camille obtained a Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Nationhood from the University of Victoria in 2022. Prior to joining […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202441 Views

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A new era in Canadian law – CBA National Magazine

11 Dec 2023 What a difference a few decades can make. Back in 2001, lawyer Elisabeth Patterson’s boss, Peter Hutchins, was acting for Grand Chief Michael Mitchell as the Mohawk leader pursued a legal challenge of Canadian customs law all the way up to the Supreme Court. He lost. In 1988, Mitchell crossed the border […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 202352 Views

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Unofficial Akwesasne Election Law Amendments Referendum Results

Per notice of the Chief Electoral officer, the following are the unofficial results of the Akwesasne Election Law Amendments referendum held on December 9, 2023.  Any appeals to the Election Law Amendments referendum must be handwritten and hand-delivered to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Station no later than 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 14, 2023. BALLOT QUESTION […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 202349 Views

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Quebec Court Finds UNDRIP Binding and a Universal Aboriginal Right to Economic Development – Cassels

On November 1, 2023, the Quebec Superior Court (Court) released R. c. Montour, which considered whether two First Nation-member defendants were criminally liable for importing substantial amounts of tobacco without paying duties under the Excise Act, 2001.1 R. c. Montour found that the defendants, as members of the Mohawks of Kahnawà:ke, were exempt from import […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 202355 Views

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Referendum Called for Final Draft of Akwesasne Election Law Amendments

November 14, 2023 The Chief Referendum Officer (Chief Electoral Officer) Leona Benedict hereby gives notice of an upcoming referendum on the final draft of the Akwesasne Election Law Amendments. The Akwesasne Election Law Amendments will only be passed with the approval of the community by referendum. Polling stations will be set up on Saturday, December […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 202353 Views

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Trisha Delormier new Kahnawà:ke Legislative Services Legal Counsel

(Kahnawake – 23 Kenténha/October 2023) The Kahnawà:ke Legislative Commission (KLC) is pleased to announce Trisha Delormier as Legal Counsel for Kahnawà:ke Legislative Services (KLS). Trisha Delormier will provide legal support and services to KLS regarding legislative drafting and amending of laws and regulations, categorization of laws, and input throughout the Community Decision Making & Review […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 202369 Views

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