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The IBA Congratulates the Appointment of Jodie-Lynn Waddilove as a Judge to the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie

The IBA Congratulates the Appointment of Jodie-Lynn Waddilove as a Judge to the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (the “IBA”) celebrates the appointment of Jodie-Lynn Waddilove as a judge to the Ontario Court of Justice as of December 26, 2018, with her swearing in taking place on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201911 Views

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Canada: Case to Watch: Does the Duty to Consult Apply to Maintenance of Existing Pipelines? – Mondaq News Alerts

February 12 2019 In Aroland First Nation v Transcanada Pipelines Limited, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice declined to decide on a motion whether the duty to consult applies to routine maintenance activities, specifically integrity digs and hydrostatic testing, for pipelines approved before the courts articulated the duty to consult.1 The issue was brought before […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 20195 Views

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First Nations groups want fixes to draft child welfare law as Ottawa faces time crunch – CBC

Feb 06, 2019 Concerns remain over jurisdiction, statutory funding after reviewing promised child welfare legislation A draft of the federal Liberal government’s proposed Indigenous child welfare bill recently received negative reviews from First Nations representatives involved in co-development talks with Ottawa, according to a grand chief. Ottawa announced last November it would table the bill that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 20199 Views

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LSO bencher hopefuls advocate for recent calls, mental health awareness – The Lawyer’s Daily

February 04, 2019 As the deadline for bencher nominations at the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) looms, some candidates have already kicked off the race by sharing their platforms on social media. Challenges facing the legal community dominate their campaigns and include: mental health, Indigenous issues, high tuition rates at law schools and technological competence. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 20196 Views

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New Judge Appointed to the Ontario Court Of Justice

February 4, 2019 The Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General for Ontario, has announced the appointment of a new judge to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective February 13, 2019.Justice Krista Lynn Leszczynski was called to the bar in 2002. For the past eight years she has worked as an assistant Crown attorney and as the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 201910 Views

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Cannabis legalization ignores First Nations – Pamela Palmater – The Lawyer’s Daily

January 30, 2019 For decades, federal and provincial governments, through their local, regional and national police agencies and court systems, have arrested, charged and imprisoned thousands of First Nations people for engaging in the cannabis trade. Many had hoped that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s stated commitment to renewing the relationship with Indigenous peoples and his […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201911 Views

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Private Pension Plans – Federal v. provincial jurisdiction – The Lawyer’s Daily

January 25, 2019 Application by the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority Inc. (NITHA) and Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Health Services Incorporated (PBCNHS) for judicial review of decisions by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada (OSFI) that the applicants’ pension plans did not fall under federal jurisdiction and as such were to be […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 201919 Views

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Sudburians busted in Henvey Inlet as OPP raids of First Nations pot dispensaries continue – Sudbury.com

Three arrested and charged as police seize nearly $200K in cannabis products Three Greater Sudbury men are facing charges as the OPP continue to raid cannabis dispensaries in First Nations communities. On Jan. 4, police raided two dispensaries in Henvey Inlet First Nation, located south of Greater Sudbury, seizing $33,730 worth of cannabis products from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201912 Views

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New Year’s Greetings and Prediction From Bimaadzwin: “2019 will be a breakthrough year for First Nation jurisdiction and economic development”

New Year’s Greetings and Prediction From Bimaadzwin: “2019 will be a breakthrough year for First Nation jurisdiction and economic development” (Serpent River First Nation, January 7, 2019) In just six short months since the inception of Bimaadzwin, much work has been undertaken, accomplished, and new partnerships and priorities have been established. On behalf of myself and the Bimaadzwin team, we wish everyone […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 201915 Views

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Addressing systemic racism in legal profession: Angelique EagleWoman – The Lawyer’s Daily

January 04, 2019 In the legal profession, we are often concerned about access to justice and ensuring equal justice for all. For Indigenous peoples, a variety of past policies and attitudes impact what is experienced today in legal actions and processes. One of the challenges facing the legal profession today is understanding what is systemic […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201928 Views

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