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Manitoba Government Appoints Manitoba Lawyers as King’s Counsel

The Manitoba government has appointed 17 Manitoba lawyers as King’s counsel in recognition of outstanding contributions to the practise of law, Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “The appointees we honour today have been long-serving members of the legal profession who have demonstrated outstanding practice, contributed to excellence in their profession and shown integrity and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 202322 Views

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National – Divided by racism, united by hope – CBA National Magazine

5 Dec 2022 Valley of the Birdtail is a must-read for legal professionals on the role law played in carrying out discriminatory and racist policies and how it can help achieve reconciliation. Of all the words we associate with the treatment of Indigenous peoples in Canada, “hope” generally sits near the bottom of the list. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202216 Views

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Cochrane Saxberg will not be open on Friday, September 30, in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

26 Sep 2022 Please be advised that Cochrane Saxberg will not be open on Friday, September 30, in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a national statutory holiday, and is also known as Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day was created and designed to educate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202245 Views

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Cochrane Saxberg is proud to announce that two new lawyers, Colin Fingas and Debbie Buors, have joined our firm this summer!

22 Sep 2022 Colin was called to the bar on June 24, 2021. He practices primarily in the areas of Criminal Law and Child Protection. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Political Studies in 2015 and a Master of Arts degree in Political Studies in 2018. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202251 Views

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The Honourable Murray Sinclair to join NCTR and Faculty of Law in August

August 19 2022 The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), and its host University of Manitoba is honoured to announce that the Honourable Murray Sinclair, Mizhana Gheezhik (The One Who Speaks of Pictures in the Sky) will be joining us as a Special Advisor/Elder-in-Residence this fall. In his new role, Honourable Sinclair will be […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2022127 Views

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Sioux Valley Dakota Nation one step closer to its own CFS laws – APTN News

Jul 28, 2022 Another First Nation in Manitoba is one step closer to having its own child and family services (CFS) legislation. The Sioux Valley Dakota Nation’s community agency Dakota Tiwahe Services  is officially mandated as a CFS agency by the provincial government. Under the provincial mandate, Dakota Tiwahe Services will provide CFS services to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202273 Views

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A Seismic Legal Decision – Court of Queen’s Bench Judge finds that Manitoba’s actions and law prohibiting children in care from reclaiming $335 million of misappropriated benefits was unconstitutional and discriminated against Indigenous foster children in breach of their Charter rights as Canadian Citizens

The Cochrane Saxberg legal team is pleased to announce that we have won a landmark case against the Province of Manitoba for their illegal taking of money from Indigenous children in care. “This is a historic win for Indigenous children and the victory clears the path for the return of $250 million to Indigenous children […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202283 Views

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Métis collective RRE faces backlash over governance workshop at MMF meeting – APTN

Apr 08, 2022 The 2022 Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF)’s Annual General Assembly (AGA) was filled with new initiatives for the Métis Nation – and new conflicts. The AGA was held March 25-27, the same time that the Indigenous delegation headed to Rome. At the AGA, leaders went over the MMF’s latest accomplishments. MMF President David […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2022103 Views

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Law Makers program connects Indigenous high school and UM students – UM today

April 5, 2022 What to do after high school is a daunting decision for any young person. The idea of post-secondary education had not even crossed high school student D’Andra (Dia) Scherban’s mind before participating in the new Law Makers program at Maples Collegiate. But their experience working with mentors from the University of Manitoba’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 202295 Views

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Province Appoints Eleven Manitoba Lawyers to Queen’s Counsel for 2021

January 25, 2022 Honorary Title Recognizes Exceptional Merit in Law Profession: Goertzen The Manitoba government has appointed 11 Manitoba lawyers as Queen’s counsel to recognize their extraordinary contributions to the practise of law, Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “The lawyers we are honouring today showcase the very best of their profession,” said Goertzen. “These […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2022215 Views

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