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Interim board of directors for National Council for Reconciliation named – The Lawyer’s Daily

December 18, 2017 In an effort to advance Canada’s commitment to implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (CTA), the federal government appointed six members to the interim board of directors for the National Council for Reconciliation. Of the six, four hold law degrees. Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a former commissioner on the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2017292 Views

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Alberta releases proposed legalized cannabis rules, sets 18 as minimum age – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 4, 2017 12:37 CALGARY _ Alberta is proposing to make 18 the minimum age to use cannabis when new laws liberalizing marijuana kick in next summer. But the province hasn’t decided yet on whether to sell cannabis through government-run stores or through private operators. Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley said Alberta residents will have just […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2017246 Views

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New Roads to Riches – Lexpert

In a depressed market for commodities, mining companies will have to rely on government funding, P3s and the ambition of local communities to get their projects off the ground. THE CANADIAN MINING INDUSTRY’S success depends on its capacity to move its output to markets efficiently, at competitive prices and via modern infrastructure such as railways, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2017313 Views

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Man dies during altercation with police on reserve northeast of Edmonton – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:00 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ The agency that investigates serious incidents involving police in Alberta has been called after a man died on a reserve northeast of Edmonton. RCMP say they were called to a home on the Whitefish Lake First Nation on Wednesday night because a man was causing a disturbance […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017391 Views

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Legal news roundup – Aug. 25, 2017 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Senate turns to Federal Court in racial discrimination dispute, Canadian Press Missing, murdered Indigenous women hearings moving ahead despite call for reboot, Canadian Press Father of baby boy who died in suspicious Edmonton house fire offers reward, Canadian Press United States U.S. state election officials still in the dark on Russian hacking, Reuters California […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2017300 Views

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Making a constitutional case out of constructing pipelines – Dentons.com

August 8, 2017 In recent years, one of the most significant challenges faced by major pipeline projects has been the constitutional question of whether governments have satisfied their duty to consult Aboriginal groups as required by section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. A judicial determination of inadequate consultation can result in courts overturning government […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 2017314 Views

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The Top 25 Most Influential 2017 – Canadian Lawyer

August 8, 2017 Canadian Lawyer’s top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada is now in its eighth year. The Top 25 is always the magazine’s most-read and most-commented-on feature. Its popularity — both in terms of the number of nominations we receive as well as the number of votes […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 2017263 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2017271 Views

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Missing person – Jordan CURTIS

June 14, 2017 The Calgary Police Service is currently seeking public assistance to locate a missing man. View Photo Jordan Nicholas CURTIS, 33, of Edmonton, recently travelled to Calgary to visit a friend and was last seen in the 0-100 block of Dermot Baldwin Way S.E., the evening of Saturday, May 20, 2017. Friends and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2017321 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 2017278 Views

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