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Legal News Roundup for March 23 – CBA

March 23, 2017 Budget 2017: What’s in it for justice National Magazine Federal budget will affect howlawyers recognize income Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2017 budget a relief for small firms but worries, tax hikes on horizon Canadian Insider Government offers incentives for innovation CBC.ca Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-23

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B.C.’s top judge says system needs ‘shock therapy’ to improve access to justice – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 22, 2017 VICTORIA _ Museum officials in British Columbia and the Czech Republic have signed an agreement to better track First Nations artifacts held beyond provincial borders. The deal was signed between the Royal BC Museum in Victoria and the Narodni museum in Prague. A release from the Royal BC Museum says […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201730 Views

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Law Society and Law Foundation to provide funding for Access to Justice BC

Vancouver, March 21, 2017 – The Law Society of BC and the Law Foundation of BC have agreed to co-fund a grant to Access to Justice BC, a collaboration of key stakeholders in the justice system. The agreement will see each organization provide $150,000 over three years. Access to Justice BC is chaired by Chief […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201721 Views

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Legal News Roundup for March 21 – CBA

March 21, 2017 CBA in the News Focus: Number of fraudulent immigration consultants growing Law Times Find out who gave $478K to candidates in Halifax’s last election CBC.ca MPs push for direct access to representatives Law Times Speaker’s Corner: Missed opportunity for family law Law Times Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-21

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Vancouver law firm seeks legal grounding of unwritten Indigenous laws – CBC

Ancestral laws are foundational to the Canadian Constitution, says RELAW project leader Mar 19, 2017 A Vancouver law firm is trying to give unwritten Indigenous laws more legal sway. The project, spearheaded by West Coast Environmental Law, rewrites traditional and often forgotten ancestral laws into modern legal terms. Maxine Matilpi, the project’s lead, says the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201717 Views

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Slideshow: Ceremony held for new Wet’suwet’en judge – BCLocalNews.com

Mar 16, 2017 It was standing room only in the court room Monday, March 13, as colleagues, family and friends officially welcomed Williams Lake Provincial Court Judge Karen L. Whonnock. As a member of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation, Judge Whonnock grew up on a farm in Evelyn near Smithers. With a disproportionate number of Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 201751 Views

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VPD: Police Searching for Missing Woman

March 14, 2017 Police are searching for a missing woman with Dementia who has not been seen since yesterday afternoon. Fifty-nine-year-old Elaine Desjarlais was last seen outside of the Downtown Eastside Seniors’ Centre located at 509 East Hastings Street around noon on Monday, March 13th. Ms. Desjarlais suffers from Dementia, and may appear confused. Elaine […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201732 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending March 5th – First People’s Law

March 5, 2017 In the News Grassy Narrows continues to wait for a proper clean up of the mercury that’s been poisoning the community for decades. New study shows contamination in river near Grassy River First Nation ‘Super-high’ levels of mercury still leaking near Grassy Narrows, report suggests NDP questions Ontario Liberal’s commitment to Grassy […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 201722 Views

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Help RCMP Locate Ian Henry

North CowichanDuncan 2017-03-02 14:24 PST File # 2015-11449 North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing North Cowichan/Duncan man. The last confirmed sighting of Ian Henry was in August 2015 in Duncan, BC. He may have been associated to a newer red and black 15 speed mountain bike at the time. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 201748 Views

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In B.C. first, top Mountie an aboriginal woman – Times Colonist

March 1, 2017 A First Nations woman has been appointed B.C.’s top Mountie, a first in the province. Brenda Butterworth-Carr, currently the assistant commissioner, will rise to the top job of commanding officer of B.C. RCMP. She replaces Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens, who is retiring after 32 years in the force. Butterworth-Carr, who is from […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201733 Views

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