Category Archives: Canada

“Insistence on French for SCC judges could block historic appointment of first Indigenous judge”

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First Nations and Province of Newfoundland & Labrador Enter MOU to Investigate Child Welfare Issues

Article here. Anastasia Qupee, grand chief of the Innu Nation, said it has been “a long road” pressuring government to listen to concerns that children sent away from Labrador find it hard to reintegrate. “It’s a start for government to … Continue reading

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Indigenous Law Journal Call for Papers

Here: Indigenous Law Journal – Call For Submissions! Please download our Call for Submissions! Deadline: September 1, 2017 Please contact the Submissions Manager prior to making an oral submission, or to submit written work: submissions.ilj@utoronto.ca If someone you know would like … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Indigenous Canadians Challenge an Exclusive American Fishing Camp”

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Allows Discrimination Suit against Televising Cleveland Indians Games to Proceed

Here is the opinion in Cardinal v. Rogers Communications Inc. An excerpt: The applicant filed an Application alleging that the respondents discriminated against him because of ancestry, colour, and ethnic origin contrary to the Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c. … Continue reading

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British Columbia Court Affirms Aboriginal Hunting and Fishing Rights in Favor of Sinixt People (Suit Involved Colville Tribal Member)

Here is the opinion in R. v. Desautel: R v Desautel

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Richard Wagamese Walks On

A talented author who used his gifts to draw attention to the intergenerational trauma faced by his family and many others as a result of the Residential Schools in Canada. Such a loss at only 61 years old. Our deepest … Continue reading

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Order in Canada’s Sixties Scoop Class Action Case

Here. From the Ontario Supreme Court of Justice: The background facts, as set out in the six previous decisions, are by now well-known, not only to the parties but to many Canadians, and will not be repeated here. In any … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Guardians of a Vast Lake, and a Refuge for Humanity”

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Two New Symposium Issues on Indigenous Law

Here is the symposium from the McGill Law Journal: Indigenous Law and Legal Pluralism ARTICLES 0 Introduction: Moving from the Why to the How of Indigenous Law Fraser Harland 721 0 An Inside Job: Engaging with Indigenous Legal Traditions through … Continue reading

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