Wise Law Blog: Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 20, 2017

Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of March 20, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. – Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net

Wise Law Blog: Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 13, 2017

Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of March 13, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. – Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net

Wise Law Blog: Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 6, 2017

Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of March 6, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. – Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net

Wise Law Blog: 140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of March 6, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of March 6, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter:  Did White House exclusion of press violate First Amendment? Norman Siegel says suit should be filed Upload to file-sharing site was like leaving file on a bench: Virginia federal judge; privilege waived Malaysia to charge 2 women with ...

Wise Law Blog: Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of March 6, 2017

Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of March 6, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. – Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net

Wise Law Blog: 140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of March 6, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of March 6, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter:  Did White House exclusion of press violate First Amendment? Norman Siegel says suit should be filed Upload to file-sharing site was like leaving file on a bench: Virginia federal judge; privilege waived Malaysia to charge 2 women with ...

Wise Law Blog: Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of February 27, 2017

Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of February 27, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 27, 2017 at 7:12am PST – Garry J. ...

Wise Law Blog: Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of February 27, 2017

Here are our Top 10 legal headlines for the week of February 27, 2017 from @wiselaw on Twitter. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 27, 2017 at 7:12am PST – Garry J. ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of February 27, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of February 27, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: Wrongful Dismissal and Ontario’s Employment Law Framework Good idea: LSUC considers banning referral fees Pot dispensary workers question what legal rights they have – Toronto Star Lawyer ads, referral fees under fire in Ontario law society report – ...

Wise Law Blog: 140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of February 27, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of February 27, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: Wrongful Dismissal and Ontario’s Employment Law Framework Good idea: LSUC considers banning referral fees Pot dispensary workers question what legal rights they have – Toronto Star Lawyer ads, referral fees under fire in Ontario law society report – ...

The Canadian Progressive: Alberta Tar Sands Dependence Could Hurt Canadian Economy: Report

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives  (Press Release) | Feb. 21, 2013: OTTAWA — A failure to carefully regulate the Canadian bitumen industry is putting Canada on a dangerous economic and environmental trajectory, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and the Polaris Institute. The study’s original, integrated analysis ...

The Canadian Progressive: “Forward on Climate”: 35 0000 March on Washington for Climate Action

By Sierra Club | Feb. 17, 2013: Washington, D.C. – Today, during President’s Day weekend, more than 35,000 people are marching to the President’s doorstep to support immediate action to contain climate change. People from more than 30 states across the country whose land, homes and health are being threatened by the climate crisis, as well as students, ...

The Canadian Progressive: Harper’s Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan Unexpectedly Resigns, Says He Lobbied A Tax Court Judge

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 15, 2013: Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan resigned from Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s cabinet Friday after admitting that he lobbied a tax court judge on behalf of an unnamed constituent. Duncan, the Conservative MP for Vancouver Island North, issued a statement in which he said he wrote “a character reference letter to ...

The Canadian Progressive: In Canada’s House of Commons, A Profound Fear Of “Zombies” (VIDEO)

By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 14, 2013: Those of us who live in Ottawa are quite used to the talk and sightings of Zombies on Parliament Hill. Today was different. It all started with the NDP‘s outspoken Winnipeg MP, Pat Martin, asking Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird if he’s “working with his American counterparts to develop ...

The Canadian Progressive: VICTORY: Canadians Killed Harper’s Internet Surveillance Bill C-30

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 12, 2013: Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s Internet surveillance Bill C-30 is dead. The demise of the deceptively christened Protecting Children From Internet Predators Act is a victory for the Internet. For Canadian democracy. For Canadians. Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson confirmed it yesterday when he announced that the Conservatives won’t be pursuing the ...

The Canadian Progressive: Canada failing to close the income inequality gap

by Conference Board of Canada | Feb. 4, 2013: OTTAWA – Canada has been unable to reverse the rise in income inequality – and poverty rates – that occurred in the 1990s. Low rankings on these social equity measures mar an otherwise solid “B” grade in The Conference of Canada’s Society report card, released today. Canada places 7th in the How Canada Performs: Society analysis, ...

The Canadian Progressive: Tension, merger pains to intensify at Ontario child welfare agency: CUPE

By Canadian Union of Public Employees  (CUPE) | Jan. 30, 2013: Tension and merger pains tied to amalgamating two area child welfare agencies will intensify next week unless labour turmoil is avoided this weekend, warn front line workers at Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville in Ontario. Determined to strengthen programs while servicing ...

The Canadian Progressive: In B.C., more than 200 community living workers go on strike today

More than 200 community living workers in the Kootenays and Salmon Arm to go on strike starting on Thursday, January 31.  by CUPE British Columbia | Jan. 30, 2013: VANCOUVER, B.C. – Community Living workers who support people with developmental disabilities at agencies in Trail, Castlegar, Creston, and Salmon Arm will be on strike on Thursday, January 31. ...

The Canadian Progressive: MiningWatch Canada: Rape Victims Must Sign Away Rights to Get Remedy From Barrick Gold

by Mining Watch Canada | Jan. 30, 2013 Ottawa – Washington, D.C. – Oxford –  Following years of denial, Barrick Gold is implementing a remedy program for victims of rape by employees of its Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG). In order to receive a remedy package, women must enter into ...

The Canadian Progressive: Canada’s richest 1% grabbed 10.6% of all income, rich-poor gap widened: StatsCan

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan. 28, 2013: Remember Occupy, Canada? A new Statistics Canada analysis of income trends among Canadian taxfilers from 1982 to 2010, released today, confirms three of the many concerns Occupy protesters expressed in late 2011. Concerns relating to income inequality, poverty, corporate greed, etc. First, members of the exclusive club of the top ...

The Canadian Progressive: AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo sidelined by norovirus

by Assembly of First Nations, Jan 14, 2013: First Nations citizens have just witnessed one of the most important chapters in our recent history. Through the pressure of the grassroots, the sacrifices made by Chief Spence and her fellow strikers, and the work of many regional Chiefs and the National Executive of the AFN, we have ...

The Canadian Progressive: AFN to Harper: “We need answers to take to our peoples”

by Assembly of First Nations | Jan 11, 2013: Here’s the Assembly of First Nations‘ initial reaction to today’s closed-door meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and members of his cabinet: Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo met with the Prime Minister of Canada, Cabinet members, Chiefs and delegates to take forward pressing ...

The Canadian Progressive: Canada-Benin FIPA: Stephen Harper’s new scramble for Africa’s wealth

 “A FIPA is a treaty designed to protect and promote Canadian investment abroad through legally binding provisions,” – Prime Minister Stephen Harper With the new Canada-Benin Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), Canada’s first FIPA in Sub-Saharan Africa, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has strengthened Canada’s foothold on the new scramble for Africa‘s wealth. First, the deal gives ...

The Canadian Progressive: Spence hunger strike: FN Chiefs contemplate Canada-wide “economic disruptions”

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | January 01, 2013 “Economic impacts are imminent if there is no response.” APTN National News is reporting that First Nations leaders are contemplating Canada-wide “economic disruptions by the middle of January if Prime Minister Stephen Harper doesn’t agree to hunger-striking Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence’s demand for a treaty meeting”. ...

The Canadian Progressive: Toronto solidarity fast in support of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence

The details, from the organizers: Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence has begun her hunger strike in Ottawa today and she has pledged to continue until Prime Minister Stephen Harper (and the Queen of England) agree to respect colonial and Canadian treaties and work with First Nations in Canada. She has offered herself as an ogichidaa-kwe for ...