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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending August 28, 2016 – First People’s Law

August 28, 2016 Here’s our update for the week ending August 28, 2016. In the News The beginning of the 60’s Scoop court case in Ontario precipitated coverage across the country. Sixties Scoop survivors’ day in court finally arrives Tuesday What was the ‘60s Scoop’? Aboriginal children taken from homes a dark chapter in Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 2016405 Views

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Law students, faculty publish second volume of journal

A team of law students, under the direction of their TRU Law faculty editors-in-chief Robert Diab, Chris Hunt and Lorne Neudorf, have published the second volume of the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law (CJCCL). The journal—unique because it is both thematic and comparative—is a peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal. Its content is available online […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 2016446 Views

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Four arrested after Clayoquot Sound fish farm protest – Times Colonist

August 25, 2016 Fish farming companies Cermaq and Marine Harvest are coming under fire from coastal First Nations, who have issued eviction notices and tried to stop operations. RCMP arrested and released four members of the Ahousaht First Nation early this week after they tried to block Cermaq from restocking a farm in the Clayoquot […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2016506 Views

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Public’s Assistance wanted to locate Missing Teen – Cera Brittany Wason

Chilliwack Tue Aug. 23  2016 File # 2016-35507 View Photo RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing teen, Cera Brittany Wason, 17, of Chilliwack. Cera was last seen on August 15, 2016 by a family member in the 45000 block of Wellington Avenue. Cera is described as:  Aboriginal female  Height 157 cm […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2016403 Views

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Letter to Post-Secondary Institutions Regarding Sexual Misconduct Policies

August 24, 2016 In August 2016, West Coast LEAF wrote to post-secondary institutions in British Columbia about the implementation of legislation requiring them to adopt sexual violence and misconduct policies. We’re encouraged that the BC government is taking initiative to protect the rights of survivors on campus with Bill 23, the Sexual Violence and Misconduct […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2016426 Views

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CBA British Columbia – Call for Volunteers: Panels and Rosters

August 23, 2016 Become a valuable volunteer by applying to the following panels and rosters: Practice Advisory Panels (PAP) PAP are listings of senior practitioners who volunteer to assist other lawyers seeking advice on a particular aspect of the law, in order to best serve their clients. The Member Dispute Resolution (MDR) Service The objective […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2016322 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report the week ending August 21, 2016 – First People’s Law

August 21, 2016 Here’s our update for the week ending August 21, 2016. In the News Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is seeding discontent among Indigenous people. Northern Gateway pipeline project exposes divides in First Nations governance Haida strip two hereditary chiefs of titles for supporting Enbridge Pressure continued to mount on the federal government […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2016323 Views

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B.C. civil rights group punches above its weight in national legal disputes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 22, 2016 12:32 By Geordon Omand THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Arriving to the lockup for the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on medically assisted suicide, members of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association found themselves relegated to a small, seatless table in the corner of an otherwise packed room. “It was like […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2016299 Views

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CBABC Announces 2016/17 President, Michael Welsh

August 15, 2016 The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC), announces Michael Welsh as its new President for the 2016/17 term.  Mr. Welsh, of Mott Welsh & Associates in Penticton, is the first branch president in over a decade from the BC Interior. A CBABC member for over 38 years, he has volunteered his time […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2016421 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending August 14, 2016 – First People’s Law

In the News The National Energy Board’s Energy East pipeline review kicked off with hearings in Saint John. Public hearings on Energy East Pipeline set to begin in Saint John N.B. Mi’kmaq ‘deeply concerned’ about Energy East pipeline impact on treaty rights Mi’kmaq nations want Aboriginal and Treaty rights addressed as pipeline hearings continue TransCanada […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2016420 Views

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