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Decision shows courts will hold Crown to high standard in engaging with Indigenous nations: scholar – The Lawyer’s Daily

October 05, 2021 The Federal Court of Appeal has slapped the wrists of the federal government on its engagement with First Nations over the hunting of polar bears. The move comes as a result of the 2016 decision by then-Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Catherine McKenna to amend the total allowable […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202123 Views

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Amendment to the Regulation Concerning Prices, Royalties and Contributions for the Kahnawake Cannabis Control Law

(Kahnawake – 23, Ohiarihkó:wa/July 2021) The Kahnawà:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission wishes to inform the community that amendments were made to the draft Regulation Concerning Prices, Royalties and Contributions for the Kahnawà:ke Cannabis Control Law (Regulation), which was previously posted last October. The amended Regulation will be posted for a 30-day feedback period commencing today, July […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2021127 Views

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Kahnawake Gaming Law hits quarter century mark – challenges continue

(Kahnawake – 9, Ohiarí:ha/June 2021) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to acknowledge the 25th anniversary of the passage of the visionary Kahnawà:ke Gaming Law, which was signed into law on June 10th, 1996. The significance of this law cannot be overstated. While its passage was done without much fanfare, it soon took on great […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202149 Views

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Kahnawake Emergency Preparedness Law amended

(Kahnawake – 21, Onerahtókha/April 2021) The Kahnawà:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission would like to inform the community that the Kahnawà:ke Emergency Preparedness Law (the Law) was amended on April 6, 2021 by MCR #1/2020-2021. Additionally, a Mohawk Council Executive Directive (#1/2021-2022) was passed to adopt regulations concerning the authority of the Commissioner of Public safety, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202155 Views

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Cannabis Control Law Regulations Feedback Report now available for viewing

(Kahnawake – 29, Tsothohrhkó:wa/January 2021) The Kahnawà:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission wishes to inform the community that the Feedback Report for the draft regulations for the Kahnawà:ke Cannabis Control Law have been reviewed and analyzed by the Technical Drafting Team and are now available for viewing. The feedback was compiled during the 30-day review period of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2021206 Views

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People experiencing homelessness in Montreal can rely on legal aid when fined – CTV News

August 21, 2020 MONTREAL — On a typical Thursday, Alexandre Maynard and his team spend the early afternoon out of the office and on the streets with their clients. “We’re not really there to make money,” Maynard said, “we’re there to really help people.” At Yves Menard Lawyers, the team has made a name for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 2020172 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Challenges Premier’s Understanding Of Law

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CHALLENGES PREMIER’S UNDERSTANDING OF LAW April 10, 2020 By Alexandria Winterburn, Member-at-large and Brooks Arcand-Paul, Vice President Premier Brian Pallister’s response to the proposed federal legislation on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UN Declaration”) implies Premier Pallister has a callow and concerning understanding of Aboriginal and Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2020238 Views

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Police watchdog investigated Kativik Regional Police Force twice in 2019 – Nunatsiaq News

5 March 2020 KRPF chief briefs regional councillors on investigations, disciplinary measures KUUJJUAQ—The Kativik Regional Police Force leadership provided a summary of investigations and disciplinary measures against officers during 2019 on the second day of regional government meetings in February. Quebec’s Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes, the independent police watchdog, is called in to investigate any […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2020194 Views

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Justice Canada general counsel named to Quebec Superior Court – The Lawyer’s Daily

February 04, 2020 The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Feb. 3 that Nancy Bonsaint, general counsel at Justice Canada, is appointed a puisne judge of the Superior Court of Quebec for the district of Quebec. Justice Bonsaint replaces Justice Catherine La Rosa (Quebec), who was appointed senior associate chief justice effective Sept. 30, 2019. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 2020207 Views

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Quebec police investigate death of Nunavik infant – Nunatsiaq News

4 July, 2019 Toddler was fatally mauled by a sled dog, residents say Quebec police are investigating the weekend death of a Nunavik infant. Provincial police, the Sûreté du Québec, were called into the community of Kangiqsujuaq last weekend to look into the death of a one-year-old boy. Community members say the young boy was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 2019290 Views

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