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Manitoba Senate seats sit empty

Manitoba Senate seats sit empty | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
OTTAWA -- If a Manitoba senator retires in Ottawa, does anyone take notice?... - Analysis - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Dal scandal: Unclear if freedom of speech under Charter would apply

Dal scandal: Unclear if freedom of speech under Charter would apply | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
Any future legal battle between Dalhousie University and a group of dentistry students would be fought in a legal grey zone with no clear rules around freedom of speech.
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Access law needs ‘meaningful’ review, but not now, Clement says - The Toronto Star

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0Meet the junior lawyers taking on Heenan

0Meet the junior lawyers taking on Heenan | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
Meet the four junior lawyers taking on Heenan Blaikie’s veteran counsel
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Le Sénat encore devant les tribunaux | Le Devoir

Le Sénat encore devant les tribunaux | Le Devoir | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
Consultez l'article Le Sénat encore devant les tribunaux sur Le Devoir en ligne. Le Devoir, le quotidien indépendant par excellence au Québec depuis 1910.
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Ontario's milk war ends: 3-litre milk containers now legal

Ontario's milk war ends: 3-litre milk containers now legal | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
It’s a bold new future for Ontario milk drinkers: after a year of bureaucratic wrangling, 3-litre milk containers are now legal and cleared for sale on grocery shelves.
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Bums in seats

You can understand why Stephen Harper is a little gun shy about Senate appointments these days. A couple of his previous choices blew up in his face.
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Military 'warriors' pledge to fight government over lost pensions

Military 'warriors' pledge to fight government over lost pensions | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
VANCOUVER - Major Mark Campbell was lying in a hospital bed, just starting to comprehend losing both his legs above the knees in a Taliban ambush, when he found out the federal government had stripped his lifetime military pension."I expected…...
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Lawyers, companies set to profit from huge growth in global arbitration against Canadian government

Lawyers, companies set to profit from huge growth in global arbitration against Canadian government | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it

The number of potentially costly lawsuits filed by foreign firms against the Canadian government is expected to rise with the pending ratification of investor-protection agreements between Canada and two of the world’s three largest economies.

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Rick Hansen 'donated' rights to his name to his foundation, received $1.8-million tax receipt

Rick Hansen 'donated' rights to his name to his foundation, received $1.8-million tax receipt | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
The Canada Revenue Agency says the Rick Hansen Foundation improperly issued a $1.8-million tax receipt to Rick Hansen for donating rights to his name to the foundation, The Vancouver Sun has learned. In an Oct.
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Head of police chiefs lauds Internet crime bill

A federal bill aimed at making it easier for police to get phone and Internet subscriber information will aid investigators in catching rapists, child predators and organized criminals, the president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police...
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CHLPA threatens to sue OHL, team owners

CHLPA threatens to sue OHL, team owners | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
The Canadian Hockey League Players' Association is threatening to sue the Ontario Hockey League over various employment violations.
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‘This is a bad idea': How a seemingly innocent high school prank cost one B.C. family $48K in damages

‘This is a bad idea': How a seemingly innocent high school prank cost one B.C. family $48K in damages | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
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Lawyer representing three in abuse claim against John Furlong withdraws from civil cases

Lawyer representing three in abuse claim against John Furlong withdraws from civil cases | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
Court documents related to a lawsuit against former Olympic CEO John Furlong suggest one of the plaintiffs
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Did you get a drone for Christmas? Some tips on what you can do (legally)

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Some tips on what you can do (legally) | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
So you got a drone for the holidays. It’s high-tech, it’s controlled through your smartphone, it shoots amazing videos and it’s so, so cool. You now have your own personal robot helicopter. But what can you do with it? Transport Canada has yet to fully regulate drone use, but they do have a set of guidelines and a few laws they expect hobbyists to follow.
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Top criminal lawyer Edward Greenspan dies at age 70 - The Globe and Mail

Top criminal lawyer Edward Greenspan dies at age 70 - The Globe and Mail | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
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CBC News - Stephen Harper's unappointed Senate seats unconstitutional, Vancouver lawyer says

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La Cour suprême «séparatiste»?

La Cour suprême «séparatiste»? | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
Les cérémonies de présentation de nouveaux juges sont rarement des rendez-vous journalistiques. Devant les collègues, la famille et les amis, le nouveau magistrat...
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Canadians aren’t interested in more Senate appointments now, Stephen Harper says

Canadians aren’t interested in more Senate appointments now, Stephen Harper says | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
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Canada loses appeal at WTO over Ontario's green energy legislation - Globe and Mail

Canada loses appeal at WTO over Ontario's green energy legislation - Globe and Mail | Canadian Legal News | Scoop.it
Globe and Mail Canada loses appeal at WTO over Ontario's green energy legislation Globe and Mail “As this is the first time Canada has received a WTO panel ruling arising solely from provincial policy or legislation, we will work with the Ontario...
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Legal settlements cost Ottawa $500 million

OTTAWA — The federal govern­ment paid out more than $500 million in legal settlements in the last fiscal year, according to new public accounts data.
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Ontario pot seed store has police, lawyers at odds

An Ontario businessman has police and lawyers in Windsor, Ont., scratching their heads and poring over Canadian marijuana laws.
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MLB Tries To kill Canadian Sports Betting Legislation

Representatives of Major League Baseball testify before Canadian Senate committee against passage of single-game sports betting bill.
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