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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201812 Views

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This week at the SCC – Canadian Lawyer

October 9, 2018 The Supreme Court of Canada will hear three appeals this week, its first of the fall session. The first two appeals involve charges of sexual assault against Indigenous persons, while the third concerns an alleged Charter breach in a search-and-seizure case. Civil procedure, class actions: While a student at an Indian residential […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201815 Views

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Ex-Supreme Court justice’s writings on Indigenous consultation could offer clues to approach in Trans Mountain re-do – Calgary Herald

Frank Iacobucci has argued that Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples has been marked by ‘a lack of respect and trust,’ which must be earned back October 3, 2018 EDMONTON — Frank Iacobucci, the former Supreme Court justice whom the federal government tapped Wednesday to re-do the consultation with First Nations on the Trans Mountain pipeline […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201822 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201842 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/

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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, 201847 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, 201854 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, 201870 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, 201863 Views

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