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Protest injunctions must indicate presence of journalists, lawyers say following appeal decision – The Lawyer’s Daily

April 04, 2019 Those requesting injunctions against protests must act in “good faith” by identifying to the court any working journalists covering such events, says the lawyer of a Newfoundland reporter cleared of civil contempt for being at an illegal Indigenous demonstration. On March 28 the Court of Appeal and Newfoundland and Labrador dismissed a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201969 Views

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Schulich Law to host Kawaskimhon Moot for the first time – Dal News

February 27, 2019 The Schulich School of Law is proud to host this year’s Kawaskimhon National Moot for the first time in the law school’s history. The moot, taking place March 1–3, is also celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2019. Though it started small at the University of Toronto, it now has participants from nearly […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201950 Views

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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, 201891 Views

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Hunting and Trapping – Offences and penalties – Hunting with light at night – The Lawyer’s Daily

October 15, 2018 Appeal by the defendants, Paul and Francis, from an appellate decision affirming a conviction under the Wildlife Act. The defendants were Mi’kmaq members of the Eskasoni First Nation with a constitutionally affirmed aboriginal right to hunt for food. They were arrested for hunting for moose at night with the assistance of their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201859 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, 201857 Views

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UNB law graduate named one of Canada’s top legal influencers

September 04, 2018 UNB law graduate Tom Isaac (LLB ’90) has had a profound effect on Canada’s legal landscape. Mr. Isaac, a partner with Vancouver law firm Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP, has been named one of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential in the corporate commercial category for his work as a national leading authority on Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201861 Views

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ABORIGINAL LANDS – Types – Reserve lands – Exclusive use – The Lawyer’s Daily

August 28, 2018 Application by Toney for exclusive occupation of a family home on reserve lands held by Canada in trust for a First Nation band. Toney was the widow of a former band chief, but not an Indian. They occupied the home for 32 years and spent more than $140,000 of their money in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201863 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, 201879 Views

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Indigenous students from Newfoundland guaranteed spaces in Saskatchewan law school – The Lawyer’s Daily

June 19, 2018 Two Indigenous students from Newfoundland and Labrador who haven’t even started law school yet won’t have to worry about obtaining future articling positions thanks to a new program being developed by the provincial government, Indigenous governments based in the province and the University of Saskatchewan. Under the trilateral partnership, the university’s college […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201855 Views

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Government Looking to Address Indigenous Underrepresentation in Legal Community – VOCM

Indigenous people in Newfoundland and Labrador who are interested in pursuing an education in Law, will have more opportunities available to them thanks to an announcement made by provincial Justice Minister Andrew Parsons this morning in Corner Brook. VOCM’s Gerri Lynn Mackey is on assignment on the west coast. Beginning in the fall of 2019, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2018104 Views

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