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Equal Under the Law Canadian women fight for equality as the country creates a charter of rights In 1973, an Alberta divorce case outraged women across the country because it revealed their

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What if it were against the law for your boss to bug you

(5 days ago) 1 day ago · Ontario proposes right-to-disconnect legislation for workers. The Ontario government has proposed legislation giving workers the right to disconnect, claiming …

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University of Sask. law professor says City of Saskatoon

(1 days ago) 16 hours ago · An associate professor at the University of Saskatchewan's College of Law says the City of Saskatoon is on stable legal ground in writing a bylaw designed to combat COVID-19.

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What does 'the rule of law' really mean

(4 days ago) The important term, legally speaking there, is the rule of law. To follow the sovereignty of God, which might mean following any interpretation of God's will that a particular person held to

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U.S. Supreme Court will hear challenge to Texas ban on

(2 days ago) The U.S. Supreme Court is not immediately blocking the Texas law that bans most abortions, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case on Nov. 1. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor says women in Texas

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Quebec passes law to make protesting outside schools

(7 days ago) Law 105 goes further than existing provincial laws that prevent people from blocking access to schools, hospitals and clinics. Quebec also banned protests within …

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Oklahoma court blocks 3 laws restricting abortion set to

(Just Now) Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is seen in April 2021, shortly before signing three bills into law that would restrict abortion services in the state. The state's Supreme Court blocked the laws Monday

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Poverty is not a crime — so why is Montreal still

(4 days ago) 2 hours ago · A person standing on the edge of Cabot Square in Montreal speaks with police on April 10, 2020. Emily Knox, a law student who provides legal information to …

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Edward Rogers's attempt to name new directors goes against

(3 days ago) Rogers Communications says it rejected a move by former chair Edward Rogers to name a slate of new directors because it contravened laws in British Columbia.

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Elections Alberta posted incorrect information on

(8 days ago) 18 hours ago · Constitutional law experts say Elections Alberta posted incorrect information about equalization on its website in advance of the recent referendum that …

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Serenity's Law receives royal assent CBC News

(1 days ago) Serenity's Law receives royal assent. Bill 202, also known as Serenity's Law, is expected to receive royal assent in the Alberta Legislature Wednesday. It requires …

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Biden administration wants Texas abortion law paused by

(4 days ago) The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted just 48 hours, and bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks and

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Here's the new reality under Texas's abortion law — and

(3 days ago) The law was the work of a conservative lawyer John Mitchell who had an insight: An abortion ban might have a better chance of withstanding court challenges if …

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7 super strict Halloween laws from around the world

(2 days ago) In Belleville, Missouri, USA, the mayor of the town passed a law saying that only kids up to grade 8 were allowed to go trick-or-treating because he felt that Halloween should only be for little kids.

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Black law school applicants will have option of new

(Just Now) There's a new admissions process for Black law school applicants at the University of Calgary, a move that follows the call to action by the Calgary chapter of the Black Law

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Beijing passes sweeping national security law for Hong

(8 days ago) The law is seen as the most significant erosion to date of Hong Kong's British-style rule of law and high degree of autonomy that China promised …

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Vatican updates church law to criminalize abuse of adults

(4 days ago) The new law, which is set to take effect on Dec. 8, also removes much of the discretion that long allowed bishops and religious superiors to ignore or cover up abuse, making clear those in

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Quebec's mandatory winter tire law starts Monday CBC News

(7 days ago) Quebec drivers have one more weekend to install winter tires as a new law requiring them comes into effect Monday. Starting Dec. 15, drivers caught driving without winter tires will face fines

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Nathan Law's escape from Hong Kong shows the pain of

(2 days ago) The decision by Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law to leave his home to agitate against China from abroad is a reminder that political exile has a …

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EU sends jolt to Apple's Lightning port with proposed law

(1 days ago) Under the proposed law, which must still be scrutinized by the European Parliament, phones, tablets, digital cameras, handheld video game consoles, headsets and …

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Hong Kong police make 1st arrests under new security law

(2 days ago) The law, imposed by China after last year's anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous region, took effect Tuesday night. The law makes …

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Jim Crow 2.0 or no big deal: Here's what's in that hotly

(2 days ago) What the law does. Headlines have been dominated by reaction to Georgia's law: U.S. President Joe Biden has called it "Jim Crow on steroids"; there was a …

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Florida becomes 1st state to try to mirror Texas fetal

(6 days ago) Florida law would make exceptions. The Texas law is more restrictive, with no exceptions for rape or incest, and it can be interpreted to allow lawsuits to be filed against anyone who helps a

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Canada's polygamy legislation CBC News

(9 days ago) Canadian law bans polygamy, but there haven't been prosecutions for more than 60 years. Now the B.C. Supreme Court is to rule on whether the prohibition of multiple marriages is consistent with

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Texas passes one of the most restrictive abortion laws in

(8 days ago) The new law is part of a wave of similar "heartbeat" abortion bans passed in Republican-led states. Lawmakers who support such legislation have …

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Sask. trespassing law takes effect July 1 CBC News

(3 days ago) Saskatchewan's new trespassing law — hailed by some farmers but also the subject of some criticism by the NDP — goes into effect Wednesday. The …

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U.S. begins to pare back Hong Kong's special status amid

(Just Now) The U.S. sees the law as an attempt to tighten Beijing's control over the semi-autonomous territory and as a result is curtailing export of some products and eliminating Hong Kong's special status.

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Quebec introduces gun bill dubbed Anastasia's law CBC News

(8 days ago) The new law requires Quebecers to do their part to alert authorities to any odd behaviour that could potentially lead to tragedies like the one at Dawson, said …

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Pro-democracy leader Nathan Law leaves Hong Kong CBC News

(9 days ago) Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left the city for an undisclosed location, he revealed on his Facebook page shortly after testifying to a …

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A guide to Quebec's new immigration and religious symbols

(Just Now) Quebec is a different place after the Coalition Avenir Québec government adopted two laws reshaping the province's immigration system and …

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Activist Nathan Law arrives in Britain after fleeing Hong

(1 days ago) Law, 26, and fellow activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow announced on June 29 they were disbanding their Demosisto group just hours after Beijing passed the national security bill.

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TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

(Just Now) TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong over security law as other tech companies press pause. Twitter also paused all data and information requests from Hong Kong authorities after the law

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Why (almost) nobody in Ottawa wants to talk about Quebec's

(Just Now) In another time, a federal Liberal government led by Justin Trudeau might be expected to raise concerns about a law that would amend the Constitution unilaterally to recognize Quebecers as a

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Details emerge of Vaccine Choice Canada lawsuit over

(Just Now) The lawsuit alleges that the measures violate Sections 2 (right of association), 7 (life, liberty and security of the person), 8 (unlawful search and seizure), 9 (arbitrary detention of

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More time to 'pause and think': Under pressure, Hong Kong

(1 days ago) The Hong Kong government's proposed extradition law, currently on hold, has set off more panic than usual because it raises the spectre of China reaching into Hong Kong using any accusation at all

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Legal warriors: Profiles of 5 indigenous lawyers CBC News

(3 days ago) (Law Society Gazette ) Katherine Hensel was called to the bar in 2003. Just a year later, the member of the Secwepemc nation began to serve as …

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As Canadians seek to confront anti-Muslim bias, Quebec's

(1 days ago) In the wake of the deadly vehicle attack in London, Ont., scrutiny is once again being brought to bear on Quebec's secularism law. That has rankled many in Quebec — even critics of the law.

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Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while

(2 days ago) Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant. A Tennessee woman gave birth and was then promptly charged with assault and put in …

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Law society disbars lawyer found guilty of

(5 days ago) The Law Society of Manitoba found James Graeme Earle Young guilty of professional misconduct arising from 10 charges, says a statement dated Sept. 21. He was accused of misappropriating $82,436.57

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Netflix bound by copyright rules, contracts with studios

(3 days ago) The good news for those on the sketchy side of the law is that no Canadian has been sued for using a VPN to access another country's Netflix service. Playing whack-a-mole with users.

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Former Manitoba bar president admits to misconduct

(8 days ago) The Law Society of Manitoba has suspended Michael Law for one year after he admitted to breaching the society's trust accounting rules. A former …

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'ASS Law': University gets a lesson in acronyms after

(1 days ago) The Antonin Scalia Law School is a logical substitute." Butler said that he anticipates the naming to become effective by July of this year, "pending final approval by the State Council of Higher

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Quebec to eventually ban pit bulls, public security

(4 days ago) The proposed law, Bill 128, is the beginning of what Coiteux called a "gradual" approach to legislating dangerous dogs. "The attacks across Quebec, the …

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Titanic disaster led to stricter maritime safety standards

(8 days ago) Isaacs said one aspect of maritime law that did not change until many years after the Titanic disaster was the limitation of a ship owner's liability after an accident.

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How Quebec's Bill 101 still shapes immigrant and anglo

(2 days ago) That was the main merit of the law," said Dorion, who is also the former president of the Societé Saint-Jean-Baptiste, which promotes and protects French language and culture.

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