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Cochrane Saxberg congratulates Senator Murray Sinclair and applauds the City of Selkirk for the naming of Murray Sinclair Park!

The park and playground on Queen Avenue, which was constructed in 1953, is close to where Senator Sinclair’s family, one of the last families at the St. Peter’s Indian Settlement in the 1960’s, resided. Before the official name change, the park went for more than 50 years without a name. Senator Sinclair graduated from Selkirk […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202034 Views

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MB Government: COVID-19 Enforcement Update

November 24, 2020 The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. In total, 79 warnings and 95 tickets were issued last week between Nov. 16 to 22, a significant increase from the week prior, when 54 warnings and 30 tickets were issued. This includes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2020145 Views

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’It only takes one:’ COVID-19 cases continue to surge among First Nations in Manitoba – Winnipeg Sun

Nov 09, 2020 David Monias has barely slept in weeks. The Pimicikamak Cree Nation chief says his phone rings off the hook day and night from people fearful the COVID-19 pandemic is silently spreading into the isolated northern Manitoba reserve. “This is a war,” Monias says. “But it’s a different type of war. It’s not […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202036 Views

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Cochrane Saxberg is proud to announce that Josh Tallman has joined our firm!

08 Oct 2020 Josh practiced for four years as Crown counsel at Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General before moving back to Manitoba in fall 2020. During his time with the Crown Josh maintained a diverse civil litigation practice representing Ontario in corporate commercial and public law disputes, class proceedings, claims involving the rights of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202066 Views

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Sen. Murray Sinclair joins legal firm to mentor lawyers in Indigenous law – CBC

Sinclair wants to help foster better understanding of traditional laws, how they intersect with development Aug 03, 2020 Sen. Murray Sinclair is returning to his legal roots, while also keeping his seat in the upper chamber — at least for now. The former chief commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, who was also the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2020160 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Challenges Premier’s Understanding Of Law

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CHALLENGES PREMIER’S UNDERSTANDING OF LAW April 10, 2020 By Alexandria Winterburn, Member-at-large and Brooks Arcand-Paul, Vice President Premier Brian Pallister’s response to the proposed federal legislation on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UN Declaration”) implies Premier Pallister has a callow and concerning understanding of Aboriginal and Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2020127 Views

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Province Releases Review of Legal Aid Manitoba

Report Identifies Important Opportunities for Improvements While Continuing to Provide Quality Service for Manitobans: Cullen The Manitoba government is releasing the review of Legal Aid Manitoba that deals with the structure, operations and decision-making of Legal Aid Manitoba (LAM), Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Our government is committed to modernizing Manitoba’s justice system and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 2020146 Views

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Province Announces Appointment of New Provincial Court Judge

November 22, 2019 The Manitoba government has appointed Stacy Cawley as a provincial court judge to serve in Winnipeg, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Judges in the provincial court play one of the most important roles in Manitoba’s justice system,” said Cullen.  “I believe Ms. Cawley will perform this role to the highest standard […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2019163 Views

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MB Government: Province Seizes Over 310,000 Contraband Cigarettes

October 18, 2019 Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit, along with members of the RCMP, the Ontario Ministry of Finance’s Compliance Branch and the Treaty Three Police Service, recently completed joint contraband tobacco enforcements at the Manitoba/Ontario provincial boundary. As a result, 52 individuals face a variety of charges under The Manitoba Tobacco Tax Act, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2019180 Views

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Permits needed to transport alcohol, cannabis in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation under new community law – CBC

New regulations follow temporary ban earlier this year following beating death of NCN man Oct 01, 2019 Anyone caught moving alcohol and cannabis without a permit within Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation could face penalities including fines or banishment, under a new community law that came into effect this week. As of Oct. 1, all community members […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2019158 Views

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