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B.C. not meeting women’s rights as established by UN: report card – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 6, 2017 15:17 VANCOUVER _ A legal advocacy group says British Columbia is falling short of meeting targets set by the United Nations on women’s rights. The annual report card released by West Coast LEAF says the province is missing targets in a UN convention aimed at eliminating all forms of discrimination against women […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 20179 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada hears Trinity Western law school appeals

November 29, 2017 OTTAWA – Tomorrow, West Coast LEAF is at the Supreme Court of Canada to support the Law Society of British Columbia’s (LSBC) decision to deny accreditation to a proposed law school at Trinity Western University (TWU), an evangelical Christian university located in British Columbia, which requires its students and employees to sign […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201714 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending November 26th. – First People’s Law

November 26, 2017 By Bruce McIvor Here’s our report for the week ending November 26th. In the News In an important about-face, the federal government announced its support for legislation implementing UNDRIP. Liberal government backs bill that demands full implementation of UN Indigenous rights declaration Liberals will back U.N. Indigenous rights bill Canada poised to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201713 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending November 19th – First People’s Law

November 19, 2017 By Bruce McIvor Here’s our report for the week ending November 19th. In the News There is a disagreement in Saskatchewan over Sixties Scoop compensation and provincial responsibility. Opposition joins call for Sask. to compensate victims of Sixties Scoop Sask. government should pay $200M in compensation to Sixties Scoop survivors, says FSIN […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 201724 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending November 12th – First People’s Law

November 12, 2017 In the News The federal government’s apparent about-face on sex discrimination under the Indian Act led to cautious optimism and scepticism. Indigenous Senators Voice Distrust With Gov’t After Bill S-3 Clears Senate Federal government changes course on sex discrimination legislation Senate backs down from standoff over Indian Act amendment Contentious bill on […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201725 Views

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Building ski resort on sacred land not a breach of freedom of religion: SCC – Canadian Lawyer Mag

In a 9-0 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the appeal of a First Nation in British Columbia that argued a large ski resort, to be built on land it considers sacred, would breach its right to freedom of religion under s. 2(a) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. In Ktunaxa […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 201716 Views

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

November 5, 2017 The B.C. Utilities Commission released a report damning the Site C dam. Site C likely to cost $10 billion and unlikely to be built on time Site C dam project running over budget, says regulator B.C. government to decide fate of Site C by year’s end Reaction swift as Site C final […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 201719 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending October 29th – First People’s Law

October 29, 2017 In the News New census data continued to fuel the debate about who are the Métis. ‘How would you conceive of Métis identity?’: Experts doubt population with historic Métis ties in census Aboriginal populations climb in B.C. and across Canada Ontario now home to Canada’s largest Métis population, census shows Court cases, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201719 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report – First People’s Law

October 22, 2017 In the News TransCanada cancelled its Energy East pipeline project TransCanada cancels $15.7B Energy East pipeline project TransCanada halts pipeline, sparking new regional tensions TransCanada kills Energy East, Eastern Mainline pipeline projects Chiefs express shock, relief to Energy East pipeline halt For true reconciliation, First Nations laws must be used: scholar Pipeline […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201710 Views

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President Jamie Cassels makes submission for Indigenous Law program to committee

October 4, 2017 University of Victoria President Jamie Cassels made a presentation before the House of Commons standing committee on finance meeting in Richmond today. Cassels’ appearance before the committee of MPs, part of government pre-budget consultations, was to consider UVic’s submission for financial support to create the proposed Indigenous Law Program and the Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on October 6, 201739 Views

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