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Building future wealth for First Nations – Canadian Lawyer

April 24, 2017 Howard Morry has been associated with First Nations work since the 1980s in the early days of his career. Often, he was focused on economic development projects and occasionally observing the obstacles First Nations faced in trying to grow their economic base. Over time, as a tax lawyer working with First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 20174 Views

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Pill seized on Esgenoôpetitj First Nation confirmed to contain fentanyl

April 19, 2017 Esgenoôpetitj First Nation, New Brunswick Correction: One pill was seized for analysis, not several as previously stated. An analysis conducted by Health Canada has confirmed a pill seized by the RCMP on the Esgenoôpetitj First Nation contained fentanyl. Since April 10, 2017, five people from the community have been hospitalized from suspected overdoses on this drug. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 20174 Views

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How extending personhood to Canada’s rivers could help reconciliation – CBA National Magazine

April 18, 2017 In March, governments in India and New Zealand independently extended personhood rights to rivers, making them the first jurisdictions in the world to do so. Is it possible that Canada could follow suit? Likely not in the foreseeable future. Not that it’s impossible. The Canada Business Corporations Act grants corporations the rights […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20178 Views

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Legal News Roundup for March 23 – CBA

March 23, 2017 Budget 2017: What’s in it for justice National Magazine Federal budget will affect howlawyers recognize income Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2017 budget a relief for small firms but worries, tax hikes on horizon Canadian Insider Government offers incentives for innovation CBC.ca Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-23

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201722 Views

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Legal News Roundup for March 21 – CBA

March 21, 2017 CBA in the News Focus: Number of fraudulent immigration consultants growing Law Times Find out who gave $478K to candidates in Halifax’s last election CBC.ca MPs push for direct access to representatives Law Times Speaker’s Corner: Missed opportunity for family law Law Times Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-21

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201713 Views

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Interview with Naiomi W. Metallic – CBA National Magazine

Naiomi Metallic was the first Mi’kmaq law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada. The Halifax lawyer holds the Chancellor’s Chair in aboriginal law and policy at Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law . CBA National: Who has had the biggest influence on you and why? Naiomi Metallic: My dad. My mom. My high school […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 201717 Views

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Eskasoni RCMP seizes prescription pills during traffic stop

March 10, 2017 Eskasoni First Nation, Nova Scotia Members of Eskasoni RCMP conducted a traffic stop on March 9, following an investigation. A Quebec woman and an Eskasoni man were arrested as a result. 175 Percocet pills were seized. Karen Ann Barnaby, 48, of Listuguj, Quebec and Winter Gideon, 28, of Eskasoni have both been charged with Possession for the Purpose of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201718 Views

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Charges laid following October 2016 breaches of Muskrat Falls court order

March 7, 2017 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador RCMP have charged 28 people following an investigation into activities at the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric site in late October 2016. Eighteen men and 10 women from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Cartwright, Sheshatshui, Northwest River, Rigolet, Port Hope Simpson and Benoit’s Cove have been charged. Summonses have been issued which […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201731 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending March 5th – First People’s Law

March 5, 2017 In the News Grassy Narrows continues to wait for a proper clean up of the mercury that’s been poisoning the community for decades. New study shows contamination in river near Grassy River First Nation ‘Super-high’ levels of mercury still leaking near Grassy Narrows, report suggests NDP questions Ontario Liberal’s commitment to Grassy […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 201718 Views

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Natuashish woman facing drug charges

March 6, 2017 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador A 34-year-old Natuashish woman is facing drug charges following an investigation by the Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP. The woman was scheduled to fly on a medical flight to Natuashish when a quantity of marijuana was found following a search by officers and a police service dog. She is being […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201725 Views

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