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$75 Million For Lawyers – Blacklock’s Reporter

September 13, 2018 A federal judge has approved $12.5 million payments to three law firms involved in a class action lawsuit over forced adoption of Indigenous children. Payments of all legal fees are budgeted at $75 million by the Government of Canada: “There has been no explanation.” Read More: https://www.blacklocks.ca/75-million-for-lawyers/

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Indigenous man arguing traditional laws trump Ontario legislation in child support case – The Lawyer’s Daily

September 13, 2018 The Ontario Court of Appeal is grappling with a request by a First Nations man to allow a dispute over child support to be determined by traditional Indigenous laws rather than the laws of the province. In an appeal heard before the court Sept. 11, Kenneth Hill, a Haudenosaunee man who lives […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 20185 Views

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Aboriginal Lands – Duties of the Crown – Consultation and accommodation – The Lawyer’s Daily

September 12, 2018 Motion by the plaintiffs Aroland First Nation and Ginoogaming First Nation for partial summary judgment. The First Nations were seeking a declaration that the Crown’s duty to consult was triggered in the circumstances of this case. They were seeking the recognition of a duty to consult in relation to ongoing invasive testing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 20186 Views

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CBA launches Truth and Reconciliation Task Force – The Lawyer’s Daily

September 11, 2018 The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has created a task force to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Calls to Action and establish “a mutually respectful relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.” The Truth and Reconciliation Task Force is made up of CBA members from across Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201810 Views

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CBA Truth and Reconciliation Task Force Named

Nearly 100 members answered the call this summer for candidates to sit on the Truth and Reconciliation Task Force created to develop CBA responses to the TRC’s Calls to Action that will help establish and maintain a mutually respectful relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Outgoing CBA President Kerry Simmons, Q.C., will co-chair […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 201810 Views

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The rise of Aboriginal law – University Affairs

SEP 05 2018 Canada’s law schools are revamping their programs and curricula to respond to what one law dean calls “the most significant shift in the Canadian legal landscape in our lifetimes.” When Keith Bergner attended law school at McGill University in the mid-1990s, Aboriginal law was little more than a vague concept flickering on […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 20189 Views

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Aboriginal Lands – Reserve lands – Possession for occupation and use – Title and ownership – The Lawyer’s Daily

September 04, 2018 Appeal by member of the First Nation from the Deputy Minister’s decision rejecting his application for possession of the parcel of land on the reserve. The appellant’s mother was a member of the First Nation and resided for 35 years on a parcel of land on the reserve, which she said she […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201817 Views

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NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro and RCMP to Take Accountability for Alleged Abuse against Indigenous Women

NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro and RCMP to Take Accountability for Alleged Abuse against Indigenous Women The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is saddened, but not surprised, by the sexual abuse allegations of Manitoba Hydro employees against Indigenous women from the 1950s – 1980s. NWAC continuously speaks out on the horrific, violent actions carried […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 201815 Views

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Windsor law students now required to take course on Indigenous law – CBC

Course will teach Indigenous laws ‘from the ground up’ Aug 23, 2018 In September, first-year law students at the University of Windsor will have to complete a course in Indigenous legal traditions. Dean of law Christopher Waters said he believes this is the first time a university in Ontario will require first-year students to take […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201813 Views

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The IBA Congratulates Outstanding Members Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on Being Named Two of The Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers By Canadian Lawyer Magazine

For Immediate Release Thursday, August 16, 2018 The IBA Congratulates Outstanding Members Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on Being Named Two of The Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers By Canadian Lawyer Magazine OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) congratulates Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on being awarded the prestigious […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 201822 Views

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