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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, 201942 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, 201947 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, 201956 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, 201974 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, 201957 Views

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Importing alcohol from outside Nunavut

10 January 2019  Did you know that whether you live in an unrestricted or restricted community, you need a liquor import permit to bring in more than three litres of spirits, nine litres of wine, or 26 litres of beer (72 x 355 millilitre containers) to Nunavut? Import permits are available from your region’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201969 Views

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Minister Wilson-Raybould Appoints Deputy Judges to the Territories

From: Department of Justice Canada December 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced 13 appointments of Deputy Judges of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories, the Supreme Court of Yukon, and the Nunavut Court of Justice. ‎These […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 201867 Views

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SCC’s Gladue guidance used in Nunavut judge’s quashing of mandatory minimum – The Lawyer’s Daily

October 30, 2018 Unjust punishment and Indigenous principles of rehabilitation and reconciliation led a Nunavut judge to strike down a mandatory minimum sentence that would have meant faraway jail time for a Kimmirut man guilty of firearms offences, lawyers say. Justice Paul Bychok, of the Nunavut Court of Justice, detailed in R. v. Itturiligaq 2018 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 201856 Views

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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2018115 Views

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This week at the SCC – Canadian Lawyer

October 9, 2018 The Supreme Court of Canada will hear three appeals this week, its first of the fall session. The first two appeals involve charges of sexual assault against Indigenous persons, while the third concerns an alleged Charter breach in a search-and-seizure case. Civil procedure, class actions: While a student at an Indian residential […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201854 Views

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