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LSO: 2019 Annual Report Now Available

August 10, 2020 The Law Society’s 2019 Annual Report and Financial Statements are now available. Read more. NT5

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Senator Murray Sinclair to Join Emerging Indigenous Law Firm, Cochrane Saxberg

OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2020  – In addition to his appointment as Senator, Murray Sinclair will be joining Cochrane Saxberg Barristers and Solicitors, one of the leading Indigenous law firms in Manitoba. This new position will allow Senator Sinclair to continue his long career of serving the justice system in Manitoba, and advocating for Indigenous peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 20206 Views

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Organizations to help police report statistics on Indigenous groups in official crime statistics – Law Times

27 Jul 2020 Statistics Canada and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police have committed to work together to advance the improvement of the collection and reporting of statistics on Indigenous and ethno-cultural groups in police-reported crime data on victims and accused individuals. They will also work alongside key stakeholders and organizations to identify ways […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202012 Views

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Ontario continues to throw environmental pre-caution to the wind with Bill 197 – OKT

On Tuesday, the Ontario government passed the Omnibus COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020 (aka Bill 197) which makes significant changes to Ontario’s environmental assessment (EA) process. How exactly these changes will affect First Nations in Ontario is difficult to know as the final details of how the new system will work in practice are yet […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 20206 Views

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Ontario and Flying Post First Nation reach settlement of over $14 million in century-old land claim – Law Times

22 Jul 2020 The Ministry of Indigenous Affairs has announced the successful ratification of a final settlement agreement between Ontario and Flying Post First Nation. Under the agreement, a $14.1 million settlement will address the shortfall of land received by the First Nation pursuant to the James Bay Treaty (Treaty #9), signed in 1905. Flying […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202011 Views

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Canada: Infrastructure Trends To Expect As Part Of A Canadian Economic Recovery – Mondaq News Alerts

Infrastructure has long been source of opportunity for governments making the pivot from an economic crisis management mode to an investment mode. It is unsurprising that, as the world works to recover from the economic shock of the pandemic, many countries are looking to infrastructure spending as a key priority. In Canada, well before the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20209 Views

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OHRC: Letter to Kenora Mayor and City Council about the anti-loitering by-law being considered

July 20, 2020 Mayor Daniel Reynard and Members of Council One Main Street South Kenora, ON P9N 3X2 Dear Mayor Reynard and Members of Council: Re. Proposed anti-loitering by-law The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is writing to express its concern about the anti-loitering by-law that is currently being considered by Kenora City Council. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 20208 Views

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Indigenous groups welcome Ontario government decision to end birth alerts – The Lawyer’s Daily

July 17, 2020 Indigenous women’s groups say the Ontario government has finally responded to their long-standing request by moving to end the practice of issuing birth alerts. Effective Oct. 15, children’s aid societies in the province will no longer be allowed to send notifications to hospitals if they believe a newborn may be in need […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 20207 Views

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Bennett Jones Signs BlackNorth Initiative Law Firm Pledge

Bennett Jones has signed the BlackNorth Initiative Law Firm Pledge, committing to specific actions and targets designed to end anti-Black systemic racism and create opportunities for those in underrepresented Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities. The BlackNorth Initiative, led by The Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic Racism, released the Law […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 20207 Views

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Class Actions Alleging Discrimination – Mondaq News Alerts

Earlier this year, we wrote about proposed class actions related to COVID-19. Now another potential trend reflecting current events appears to be emerging: proposed class actions related to racial discrimination. We report on proposed class actions filed in the United States and Canada. Many of the class actions proposed to date target police departments and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202019 Views

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