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NU Government: Legalization of edible cannabis, extracts and topicals

The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission (NULC) advises Nunavummiut that as of October 17, 2019, edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals will be legal. Due to Health Canada’s approval process, these new cannabis products will not be available for legal purchase in Canada until mid-December 2019 at the earliest. The NULC also reminds Nunavummiut […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201927 Views

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Indigenous people no longer have the legal right to say no to the Adani mine – here’s what it means for equality – The Conversation

Last week, the Queensland government extinguished native title over tracts of land in the Galilee Basin so the Adani coal mine could proceed. This gives Adani freehold title to the land, and means the Wangan and Jagalingou native title holders’ objections no longer have the same legal significance. But they do have moral significance, and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201966 Views

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Nunavut law program gets federal help for hands-on legal experience – Nunatsiaq News

12 August, 2019 Money will help pay for a legal clinic in Iqaluit The Nunavut Law School has a new pot of money to help its students gain hands-on legal experience. David Lametti, the minister of justice and attorney general of Canada, confirmed July 28 that Ottawa will provide $341,600 more through the Justice Partnership […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 201941 Views

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Government of Canada supports Nunavut Law Program to increase access to justice and address the need for more practicing lawyers in Nunavut

From: Department of Justice Canada July 28, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Department of Justice Canada For a well-functioning justice system, our legal professionals must understand regional and cultural contexts in the regions where they practice law. This is why providing access to legal education is important from coast to coast to coast. Today, the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201954 Views

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Yukon decision informs duty to consult – Canadian Lawyer

June 28, 2019 An unresolved assertion of Aboriginal title does not fundamentally change the Crown’s duty to consult and duty to consult does not provide for a veto, says a recent decision from the Yukon Supreme Court. In Ross River Dena Council v. Yukon, the court found that unless a claim of Aboriginal title is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2019110 Views

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Importing alcohol from outside Nunavut

29 May 2019 Did you know that whether you live in an unrestricted or restricted community, you can bring back up to three litres of spirits, nine litres of wine, or 26 litres of beer (72 x 355 millilitre containers) to Nunavut? A liquor import permit is needed to bring in more than this amount. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201982 Views

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Buying alcohol in Nunavut

March 12, 2019 Did you know that there are different rules on having and drinking alcohol depending on if the community you are in is prohibited, restricted or unrestricted? Here are the three basic rules for buying and bringing alcohol into Nunavut: 1. It is illegal to import, purchase or consume any amount of alcohol […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201981 Views

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CBA-Yukon deeply saddened by passing of Melissa Atkinson

February 19, 2019 WHITEHORSE – February 15, 2019 – The Yukon Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA-Yukon) is deeply saddened by the passing of tireless volunteer and branch leader Melissa Atkinson. “Melissa brought an incredibly important voice to the CBA-Yukon. Her involvement made the organization a more understanding, diverse and professional Association. She was […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201987 Views

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Buying legal cannabis in Nunavut

January 23, 2019 The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission (NULC) reminds Nunavummiut that they can only buy cannabis legally from licensed agents of the NULC. A list of legal cannabis providers can be found at www.nulc.ca/cannabis/. Legally-bought cannabis containers are identified with the Nunavut excise stamp: For more information, consult the NULC’s frequently asked questions section […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2019119 Views

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N.W.T community leaders seek clarity on how to enforce cannabis laws – CBC

Workplace safety and youth using cannabis remain key issues for some communities Jan 18, 2019 Leaders from communities across the Northwest Territories continue to seek clarification on how exactly their people could be affected by new legal cannabis rules. Since cannabis legalization was introduced in October, some communities still don’t know how they can enforce […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2019100 Views

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