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Supreme Court rules federal carbon pricing law constitutional – Toronto Star

April 6, 2021 The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the federal carbon pricing law in a judgement issued on March 25. The Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2018 (GGPPA) requires that provinces implement a carbon gas pricing system that meets minimum national standards by January 1, 2019 or adopt one imposed by the federal government. […]

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Aboriginal Law Report March 29 – April 4, 2021 – First Peoples Law

Mi’kmaq continue to defend their Treaty and inherent rights on and off the water Mi’kmaw Lobster harvesters sue Canada, non-Indigenous fishers | APTN News Treaty Truckhouse on Saulnierville wharf threatened by DFO | APTN News Colonizers Being Colonizers: Lobster Fishing & the Continued Oppression of L’nu’k in Mi’kma’ki | Yellowhead Institute Mi’kmaw fishers say they were exercising […]

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Civil Liberties Group Files Argument in RCMP Commissioner Lawsuit

April 1, 2021 – Ottawa, ON (Unceded Algonquin Anishnaabeg Territory) – Today, the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) filed its written argument in its lawsuit against RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki. The BCCLA is suing the RCMP Commissioner for her extreme delay which prevented the release of a watchdog report by the Civilian Review and Complaints […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202164 Views

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RAPID Response protects rural Albertans

Apr 01, 2021 The launch of RAPID Response on April 1 puts 140 more peace officers on guard for rural Albertans when they need help from law enforcement. As part of the provincial government’s Rural Alberta Provincial Integrated Defence (RAPID) Response initiative, Alberta’s fish and wildlife officers are now available to help the RCMP answer […]

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Judicial Review and Statutory Appeal – Injunctions – The Lawyer’s Daily

March 31, 2021 Motions by the applicants for an interlocutory injunction staying the operation of certain Regulations and the effect of a related Amnesty Order. On May 1, 2020, the Governor in Council, via Order in Council, promulgated the Regulations Amending the Regulations Prescribing Certain Firearms and Other Weapons, Components and Parts of Weapons, Accessories, […]

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Aboriginal Law Report March 22-28, 2021 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes Treaty rights, Indigenous law, environmental racism, carbon tax, cannabis, COVID-19 and more. Environmental racism and judicial diversity were hot topics across the country When COVID-19 and environmental racism collide in Canada | The Narwhal Canada votes to collect data to document ‘environmental racism’ | National Post Nova Scotia government to spend […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202136 Views

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Lakehead law school launching Indigenous law and justice institute – CBC

Mar 26, 2021 Institute will engage with Indigenous communities and organizations, create law camp Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law will soon be home to a new Indigenous law and justice institute. The Maamawi Bimosewag – They Walk Together Institute will focus on engaging with Indigenous communities and organizations, developing curriculum and preparing law students to […]

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Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law launching Indigenous Law and Justice Institute

March 24, 2021 – Thunder Bay, Ont. Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law will receive up to $437,139 to launch an Indigenous Law and Justice Institute, the Maamawi Bimosewag – They Walk Together, and expand the law program, thanks to the Justice Partnership and Innovation Program offered by Canada’s Department of Justice. Starting April […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202165 Views

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LSO: External Appointments

As part of its mandate, the Law Society recommends and makes appointments to a variety of boards, councils and committees. The following appointments were recently made: Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee – Northeast Region Jessica Belisle Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee – Central East Region Karen McCleave Civil Rules Committee Lee […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202179 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report March 15-21, 2021 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes Aboriginal title, Indigenous law, injunctions, UNDRIP, Treaty rights, human rights, Maori land rights and more. Check out our latest blog post on Aboriginal title and “private property” by our colleagues Kate Gunn and Nico McKay Reconciling Interests, Upholding Indigenous Land Rights: Aboriginal Title Cases to Watch | First Peoples Law BC […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202141 Views

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