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BR Mba Cannabis Law – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 21, 2018 WINNIPEG – When recreational marijuana becomes legal later this year, about the only place Manitobans will be able to smoke it is at home. The Progressive Conservative government has introduced a bill that would forbid people from smoking or vaping cannabis in almost all public areas. That […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201817 Views

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Crown won’t appeal acquittal of accused in Tina Fontaine case – Advocate Daily

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Justice says the Crown will not appeal the acquittal of a man who was accused of killing 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. The Crown says in a statement that only errors in law can be appealed when someone is found not guilty. “After a critical review … by the Manitoba Prosecution Service’s appeal unit […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201831 Views

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Crown’s ‘very thin case’ against Raymond Cormier made conviction unlikely, lawyers say – CBC

Charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of Tina Fontaine, 15, Cormier was acquitted by jury Thursday Feb 23, 2018 While the acquittal of Raymond Cormier on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine shocked many people, legal experts say there wasn’t much else the jury could do. “This was a very […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 201848 Views

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Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples February 8, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the following statement following the second reading of Bill 262 – […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018169 Views

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Interim board of directors for National Council for Reconciliation named – The Lawyer’s Daily

December 18, 2017 In an effort to advance Canada’s commitment to implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (CTA), the federal government appointed six members to the interim board of directors for the National Council for Reconciliation. Of the six, four hold law degrees. Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a former commissioner on the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201769 Views

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Manitoba Commits to Significant Family Law Reform with a Focus on Wellness for Families

October 18, 2017 Advisory Committee Chaired by Allan Fineblit, Expert in Dispute Resolution and Former Long-time CEO of Law Society of Manitoba: Minister The Manitoba government is committing to reform the current family law system in Manitoba in order to make it more accessible, and improve wellness and outcomes for families, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017125 Views

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New Roads to Riches – Lexpert

In a depressed market for commodities, mining companies will have to rely on government funding, P3s and the ambition of local communities to get their projects off the ground. THE CANADIAN MINING INDUSTRY’S success depends on its capacity to move its output to markets efficiently, at competitive prices and via modern infrastructure such as railways, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 201798 Views

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Canada’s first transgender judge being his ‘authentic self’ – The Lawyer’s Daily

September 13, 2017 When Kael McKenzie was named to the Manitoba provincial court in 2015 his appointment was reported by CBC News, The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and numerous other media outlets. What made the seemingly routine announcement so newsworthy: McKenzie was Canada’s first self-identified transgender member of the judiciary. While his appointment […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201792 Views

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Legal news roundup – Aug. 25, 2017 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Senate turns to Federal Court in racial discrimination dispute, Canadian Press Missing, murdered Indigenous women hearings moving ahead despite call for reboot, Canadian Press Father of baby boy who died in suspicious Edmonton house fire offers reward, Canadian Press United States U.S. state election officials still in the dark on Russian hacking, Reuters California […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201763 Views

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Manitoba won’t follow Ontario’s lead on judges’ sex assault law training: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 22, 2017 WINNIPEG _ A Winnipeg newspaper says the Manitoba government has no plans to try to legislate upgraded training in sexual-assault law for its provincial court judges. The Free Press says the province is not following Ontario, where introduced legislation requires new judges to follow an updated education plan that includes […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 201783 Views

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