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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, 20186 Views

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NWAC Concerned for Indigenous Women’s Safety Following Greyhound Service Cancellation

NWAC Concerned for Indigenous Women’s Safety Following Greyhound Service Cancellation The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is deeply concerned for the safety of Indigenous women, girls and gender-diverse people following the announcement that Greyhound is cancelling service to Western Canada. With the cancellation of the bus service, there are little to no alternatives for […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 201816 Views

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Official Hunt Begins For Law School Dean – Magic 99.9

July 9, 2018 The search is on for a new Dean at Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Law School. University officials say they’re working with Indigenous organizations as they look for a replacement for Angelique EagleWoman. When she announced her resigation in April, she claimed she’d encountered racism and discrimination from law school administration. LU is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 20189 Views

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LSO approves guidelines for working with Indigenous people, gets paralegal licensing update – The Lawyer’s Daily

July 03, 2018 The Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) first Convocation under new treasurer Malcolm Mercer saw the approval of guidelines for lawyers working with Indigenous clients and an update on the state of paralegal licensing. The motion to approve the guidelines was brought forward by William McDowell, chair of the Professional Regulation Committee, who […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 20188 Views

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How the legal system failed residential school survivors, according to a major new report – TVO

A Law Society of Ontario review concludes that lawyers need to radically improve their understanding of Indigenous clients Jul 03, 2018 LAC SEUL FIRST NATION — The process that Canada followed to compensate Indian Residential School survivors was so flawed that it should be reopened, according to a Law Society of Ontario report, which also […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 20187 Views

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The pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change – The Lawyer’s Daily

June 28, 2018 The pan-Canadian framework (developed with the provinces and territories and in consultation with Indigenous peoples) will ultimately impact almost all sectors of the Canadian economy. This future impact illustrates areas in which in-house counsel should be strategically reactive, and more importantly, proactive. The Canadian government now enters the final stages of implementing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 20187 Views

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Justice Mandamin receives honorary LLD from Law Society of Ontario

TORONTO, ON — The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws degrees, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable Leonard S. Mandamin, at its afternoon Call to the Bar ceremony on June 26 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. As part of its Call ceremonies each year, the Law Society awards honorary […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201811 Views

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Committee recommends changes for Indigenous inmates – Law Times

June 25, 2018 The Commons’ public safety and national security committee has tabled a report that calls on the federal government to make a number of changes in how it deals with Indigenous people in federal prisons, particularly around funding, treatment and assessing issues such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in inmates. The 10-member public […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 20187 Views

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Law Society of Ontario review finds regulator needs to be more ‘culturally competent’ – CBC

Review panel struck in 2017 to examine how law society addresses complaints involving Indigenous people A report by a special review panel into the way the Law Society of Ontario deals with Indigenous people has found the provincial regulator needs to be “more culturally competent,” and the organization is pledging change. Top officials with the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201811 Views

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Aboriginal Status and Rights – Duties of the Crown – Fair dealing and reconciliation – The Lawyer’s Daily

June 18, 2018 Action by five plaintiff First Nations for declaratory and related relief in respect of an aboriginal right to fish. This was the second part of a bifurcated proceeding in which the plaintiffs sought declaratory relief related to, among other things, an aboriginal right to a commercial fishery. In 2009, the first portion […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 20188 Views

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