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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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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/

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 201848 Views

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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, 201830 Views

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Demystifying Gladue: Part 2 – Lethbridge News Now

ALBERTA – After hearing from Ashley Prairie Chicken about the work that goes into preparing a Gladue report and how they help an Indigenous offender – sometimes even prior to sentencing – we’re shifting gears to look at the importance of the reports for the justice system. As noted in our previous story, Lethbridge News […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201837 Views

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Recapture of inmate from Buffalo Sage Wellness House

From: Correctional Service Canada April 12, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada At approximately 2:40 p.m. on April 9, 2018, inmate Meagan Young was apprehended by the Edmonton Police Service. This inmate had been unlawfully at large from the Buffalo Sage Wellness House, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201838 Views

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The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue in light of the Supreme Court of Canada Decision

Edmonton/Toronto – The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision today to grant Bradley Barton leave to appeal the ABCA decision ordering a new trial in R. v. Barton. Given the strong and unanimous decision of the ABCA, IAAW and LEAF are surprised by the decision to grant leave. We will work together to press […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201847 Views

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Escape from Buffalo Sage Wellness House

March 18, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada On March 18, 2018, during the 1:45 a.m count, staff members at the Buffalo Sage Wellness House, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), discovered that Megan Young and Beverly Bolin-Wohlgemuth were not accounted for. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201849 Views

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Blood Tribe police arrest common law couple for trafficking fentanyl in Standoff – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 16, 2018 STANDOFF, Alta. _ A common-law couple has been arrested for trafficking fentanyl in a southern Alberta First Nation that declared a state of emergency after a spike in overdoses earlier this month. The Blood Tribe arrested and charged 40-year-old Fernando Morning Owl and 35-year-old Olivia Bull Calf, both of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 201857 Views

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Alberta RCMP say shooting happened when rural homeowner confronted suspects – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 25, 2018 OKOTOKS, Alta. _ RCMP in Alberta have taken a rural homeowner into custody after a shooting that police allege happened when he confronted two people rummaging through his vehicles. Police say members from their detachment in Okotoks were called to the property at around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday. They say […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201869 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, 201874 Views

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