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Dennis Oland asks Supreme Court of Canada to hear bail case - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Dennis Oland has filed an application to the Supreme Court of Canada, hoping to reverse a New Brunswick court's decision to deny him bail pending the appeal of his second-degree murder conviction in the death of his father.

Edmonton Métis celebrate Supreme Court ruling - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hundreds of people crowded a hall at Fort Edmonton Park Saturday night for a celebration a long time in the making. They were there to celebrate a ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada last month that non-status Indians and Métis be considered Indians, ...

Daniels v Canada: Supreme Court Of Canada Rules That Métis And Non-Status Indians Are "Indians"

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
On April 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in the highly anticipated case of Daniels v Canada (Indian Affairs and Northern Development) ("Daniels")1 following years of litigation. The SCC's decision recognizes that the over 600 ...

'You can buy houses and nobody can do anything about it?' Supreme Court of Canada asks Ambassador Bridge ...

Windsor Star - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Is Windsor's historic Sandwich neighbourhood poised for a revival or will the proposed expansion of the Ambassador Bridge be a hurdle too high to overcome?

How the Supreme Court is dismantling one of the key parts of Stephen Harper's legacy

National Post - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
But this month, overshadowed by the release of the Liberals' assisted-dying legislation, the Supreme Court of Canada dealt the most forceful blow yet to the Tories' tough-on-crime legacy by repudiating not one, but two Harper-era laws on the same day.

Supreme Court of Canada will not hear appeal of disputed $15-million D&O liability claim from Onex

Canadian Underwriter - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
For the second time in 18 months, the Supreme Court of Canada has declined to hear an appeal of a verdict of an Ontario lawsuit arising from a disputed US$15-million directors' and officers' liability claim arising from an unjust enrichment lawsuit in ...

Supreme Court rejects appeal in Prince Albert murder case

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the appeal of a man convicted of first-degree murder in a Prince Albert killing. John Thomas Shaoulle, 33, received an automatic right to a hearing at the country's top court after the Saskatchewan Court of ...

Canada: Application Of Leave To Appeal Dismissed By Supreme Court Of Canada: Premier Tech Et Al. V. Dollo (2015 ...

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
On April 21st, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application for leave to appeal filed by Premier Tech Ltée and Gestion Bernard Bélanger against a judgment of the Québec Court of Appeal rendered on July 9, 2015 in Premier Tech et al.

Dene National Chief says Métis groups not needed after Supreme Court ruling - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The federal government is still establishing how to pay for its new responsibilities as assigned by the Supreme Court. In an e-mail response on Wednesday, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada said: "We will be reviewing the decision closely and ...

Prince Albert murder case headed to Supreme Court

CTV News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A Prince Albert murder case is headed to the Supreme Court of Canada. John Thomas Shaoulle, from Wollaston Lake, was given an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years after a judge found him guilty of first-degree murder in late 2013.

Schertzer: Here's what the Supreme Court's Métis ruling means

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Metis National Council President Clement Chartier, left, and David Chartrand, president of the Manitoba Metis Federation, centre, celebrate following the decision at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Sean Kilpatrick ...

HSABC takes fight to the Supreme Court

National Union of Public and General Employees - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
HSABC/NUPGE sought, and received, leave from the Supreme Court of Canada to appeal the B.C. court decisions on the basis that the courts applied the wrong standard in their review of the WCAT decisions, and wrongly found that there was "no evidence" ...
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Federally Recognized: Métis, Other Non-Status Indians Rejoice at Canada Supreme Court Ruling

Indian Country Today Media Network - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Métis and non-status Indians are Indians, “and it is the federal government to whom they can turn.” That is how Justice Rosalie Abella put it, speaking for a unanimous Canadian Supreme Court on April 11. This decision, she said, puts an end to the ...

Supreme Court Of Canada Clarifies Meaning Of "Indian"

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
The Supreme Court of Canada's (SCC or Court) decision in Daniels v. Canada (Indian Affairs and Northern Development), 2016 SCC 12, (Decision) confirms that "Indians" under section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867 includes all Aboriginal peoples, ...
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Jason Madden: Daniels ruling delivers simple answers with significant consequences for Metis, Canada

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Metis National Council president Clement Chartier speaks to reporters as he is flanked by fellow Metis leaders following a decision at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on April 14, 2016. The ruling made it clear that the federal government must ...

Canada's activist Supreme Court trashes tough-on-crime laws, boosts Métis: Walkom

Waterloo Record - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
In decisions released last week, Canada's Supreme Court has accomplished two things. First, it has cocked a snook - again - at the law-and-order agenda of Stephen Harper's previous Conservative government.

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois appears before Supreme Court - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, one of the most prominent figures in the Quebec student protests in the spring of 2012, appeared today before the Supreme Court of Canada today over a contempt-of-court case. In October 2015, Canada's top court granted the leave ...

Judges micro-manage Parliament

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled a minimum sentence is considered cruel and unusual only if the sentence is so excessive it would “outrage the standards of decency” and so disproportionate that Canadians, “would find the punishment abhorrent or ...
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BC strikes down two of Stephen Harper's mandatory-minimum drug laws

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
This week's ruling is the latest in several cases where courts have overturned mandatory-minimum sentences that are the legacy of the former Conservative government.