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Court ruling puts more scrutiny on Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation enrolment process – CBC

Judge rules plaintiffs had the right to ‘question the legitimacy of actions of the FNI’ Jun 27, 2018 Six applicants to Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation should be reinstated on the band’s membership list pending a determination of the validity of a supplemental agreement that affected the enrolment process, according to a recent Newfoundland and Labrador […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201817 Views

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Grand Opening of the Wagmatcook Court

June 21, 2018 Nova Scotia’s first Aboriginal Wellness and Gladue Court was officially opened and celebrated in Wagmatcook First Nation today, June 21, marking National Indigenous Peoples Day. “This new court represents a historic step forward in supporting Indigenous justice in this province,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, and who is also Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201817 Views

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Ceremony held to mark grand opening of Nova Scotia Indigenous court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2018  WAGMATCOOK, N.S. _ Nova Scotia has become the first province in Canada to open a superior court on a reserve that will incorporate Indigenous restorative justice traditions and customs. “We can’t just talk about reconciliation. We have to act on it,” Mi’kmaq Grand Keptin Andrew Denny said Thursday during an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201813 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Wagmatcook and We’koqma’q First Nations on courthouse grand opening

June 21, 2018 – Wagmatcook First Nation, NS – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and working in partnership with Indigenous communities, the provinces, territories, and other partners to fully implement the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Norman […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201811 Views

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Dispensary to close after judge orders it to stop selling cannabis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 1, 2018  HALIFAX _ A Halifax cannabis dispensary that’s been subject to police searches is being shut down by the city for operating without a licence. A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge granted the Halifax Regional Municipality the power to change the locks of Coastal Cannapy Inc. The city says Justice James […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201811 Views

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Federal Court ruling in favour of applicants challenging Qalipu enrolment – The Southern Gazette

The Mi’kmaq First Nations Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador has won an important court battle in its fight against the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band enrolment process. On Tuesday, Justice Russel Zinn of the Federal Court ruled in favour of the applicants in the David Wells and Sandra Wells cases, which contested the amendments to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201815 Views

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Surf clam controversy: Federal bid for reconciliation lands in court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 8, 2018 HALIFAX _ One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s signature bids to promote reconciliation with Indigenous groups in Atlantic Canada is now facing a court challenge and allegations of conflict of interest. The mounting complaints stem from a decision by Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to award a potentially lucrative Arctic surf […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201816 Views

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A seafood empire and a court battle over Trudeau’s push for Indigenous reconciliation – CBC

Arctic surf clam case lands in Federal Court, revealing First Nations divisions and Clearwater’s manoeuvring May 07, 2018 One of the Trudeau government’s signature acts of Indigenous reconciliation is being challenged in court, exposing the fierce competition between First Nations for a shellfish quota worth millions — and the jockeying by one of Canada’s leading […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201820 Views

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Supreme Court has failed to secure economic rights: Brian Lee Crowley – Telegraph-Journal

April 21, 2018 When I use a word, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less. At least that’s how Lewis Carroll might have written the Court’s decision in the Comeau “free the beer” case, had he been a member of that august […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201826 Views

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Supreme Court decision on cross border booze could rewrite trade rules – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2018 OTTAWA _ A Supreme Court of Canada decision coming today about a New Brunswick man’s cross-border booze run could profoundly shake up the rules on interprovincial trade. In October 2012, Gerard Comeau of Tracadie, N.B., drove across the border to Quebec to buy several cases of beer and three bottles […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201831 Views

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