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Search warrants in Eskasoni lead to drug charges

June 20, 2017 Eskasoni, Nova Scotia On June 15, members with RCMP Eskasoni and the Sydney Drug Section conducted search warrants at two residences in Eskasoni that led to two individuals being charged. Marihuana, prescription opioid pills and over $1,200 in cash was seized. RCMP has charged 28-year-old Curtis Poulette of Eskasoni with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 20178 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, 20179 Views

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Legal news roundup – May 30, 2017 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Families of missing, murdered indigenous women begin speaking at Whitehorse hearing, Canadian Press Trans Mountain pipeline will proceed despite B.C. shakeup, Trudeau says, Globe and Mail Weed Kings? Tragically Hip partners with medical marijuana company, Globe and Mail Read More: http://canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/3846/legal-news-roundup-may-30-2017.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+LegalFeedsBlog+%28Legal+Feeds+Blog%29

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Body of missing Oromocto First Nation man found

May 22, 2017 Oromocto First Nation, New Brunswick The body of a 59-year-old man from Oromocto First Nation who was reported missing to RCMP on May 17, 2017 has been found. The body of the man was discovered by volunteer searchers at approximately 5:00 p.m. on May 21 in Oromocto First Nation along the bank of the St. John River. At this time, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201725 Views

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Former provincial lawyer sets out to sue over controversial brief – News957

HALIFAX – A former provincial lawyer who presented a controversial legal brief in court that characterized the Mi’kmaq as a conquered people is planning to sue the premier, the former justice minister and the attorney general’s office. Alex Cameron filing a notice of application for a publication ban in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201729 Views

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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, 201727 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, 201718 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, 201729 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, 201744 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, 201726 Views

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