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Gift from alumnus Howard Levitt will support the revitalization of historic footprint, graduate research and Indigenous initiatives at U of T Law – U of T

University of Toronto alumnus Howard Levitt (LLB 1977), the most widely quoted authority on employment law in Canada, has made a $1-millon gift to the Faculty of Law. The gift includes $250,000 designated towards doctoral student funding, helping attract the best and brightest legal scholars to U of T. “Howard and Pamela Levitt’s support for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2022173 Views

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Recent Developments in Aboriginal Law – Lexpert

Many significant developments in Aboriginal law took place in 2021 including Southwind v. Canada, in which the Supreme Court of Canada decided compensation due to flooding in Lac Seul First Nation’s reserve in 1929 by a hydro dam There were many significant developments in Aboriginal law for the year 2021. Here are some highlights: The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202234 Views

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U of T alumni Norman and Gay Loveland endow new chair in Indigenous law

The Lovelands’ total lifetime giving of $3 million to U of T Law is one of the largest individual gifts designated to Indigenous law in Canada University of Toronto alumni Norman and Gay Loveland have renewed their commitment to Indigenous scholarship at the Faculty of Law. The $2-million gift by the Lovelands will be added […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202237 Views

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uOttawa introduces new certificate program for Indigenous students – Law Times

23 Feb 2022 New certificate program is the first indigenous law program in Canada in French language The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law – Common Law Section has introduced a new certificate program to support Indigenous students in their academic legal journey. Initiated by Professor Eva Ottawa, the Certificate in Indigenous Law aims to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202240 Views

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Charity’s disbursement quota: Consult with First Nations – CBA National Magazine

22 Feb 2022 Raising the DQ could force First Nations settlement corporations to spend more of these monies than the long-term benefits of their populations demand. A charity’s disbursement quota, or DQ, is the minimum amount of money it must spend each year on its charitable activities or gifts to qualified donees. This minimum is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202248 Views

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First Nation criticizes Ontario government over upcoming launch of online gaming market – Law Times

February 7, 2022 The Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN) has criticized the Ontario government’s decision to launch the online gaming market in the province. On Jan. 29, the provincial government announced that private gaming operators registered with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) that have executed an operating agreement with AGCO’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202239 Views

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Call for candidates for the Aboriginal Legal Services Board of Directors

Your opportunity to give back to Indigenous communities in the GTA. The ALS Board of Directors is a group of dedicated volunteers supporting the mission and goals of Aboriginal Legal Services: to strengthen the capacity of the Indigenous community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Indigenous controlled and culturally based justice […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202242 Views

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University of Toronto Student Leadership Awards: Five U of T Law students recognized for outstanding leadership, service, and commitment

February 2, 2022 The University of Toronto Student Leadership Award continues U of T’s long-standing tradition of recognizing outstanding student leadership, service and commitment to the university. Five U of T Law students from the JD Class of 2022, are being recognized for their exemplary leadership and service to the university. “On behalf of the Faculty, I congratulate this […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202237 Views

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University of Ottawa establishes first French-language Indigenous law program – The Lawyer’s Daily

January 27, 2022 The University of Ottawa is launching Canada’s first French-language Indigenous law program in an effort to “help revitalize Indigenous legal systems and provide a more respectful welcome to Indigenous learners on an academic path in law.” According to an announcement, released Jan. 21, the program will be offered through the school’s Civil […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202237 Views

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Windsor Law names Beverly Jacobs as senior advisor on Indigenous relations and outreach – Law Times

19 Jan 2022 Pursuant to its obligation to end violence and abuse against Indigenous people, the University of Windsor has named Beverly Jacobs as senior advisor to the president on Indigenous relations and outreach for a two-year term. Effective January 17, Jacobs transitioned into the new role from a previous job as Windsor Law’s associate […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202248 Views

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