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David Harrison pleads guilty to murder

September 14, 2015 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada News release David Richard Harrison of Yellowknife has plead guilty to Second Degree Murder for the 2012 homicide of Yvonne Desjarlais. Davis Harrison appeared in Northwest Territories Supreme Court today, September 14, 2015 and entered his guilty plea. Sentencing has been set for October 26, 2015, at 10:00 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2015573 Views

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(TGS/PGS/Multi Klient) – 2011 Northeastern Canada 2D Marine Seismic Survey – FCA dismisses judicial review application of Hamlet of Clyde River and others

On Monday, 17 August 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed the Hamlet of Clyde River, the Nammautaq Hunters & Trappers Organization – Clyde River, and J. Natanine’s application for judicial review related to MKI’s marine seismic survey authorization. The Court concluded that the applicants had standing to bring the application, the Crown adequately fulfilled its duty […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2015522 Views

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Clyde River – Federal Court of Appeal Decision

(August 19, 2015, Iqaluit, Nu) – QIA acknowledges the recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal upholding the decision of the National Energy Board (NEB) to permit seismic surveying in Baffin Bay. QIA continues to agree with the Hamlet of Clyde River and the local Hunters and Trappers Organization (HTO) that the NEB decision […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2015745 Views

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Construction contract awarded for women’s corrections facility in Fort Smith

Fort Smith (August 13, 2015) – The contract for the design and construction of the new adult women’s correctional facility in Fort Smith has been awarded to C.A.B. Construction Ltd. of Fort Smith with a winning proposal of just over $23.5 million. The new facility will have capacity for 23 women and will be built […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015608 Views

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Domestic Violence Treatment Option Court and PARTNER program expand to Hay River

HAY RIVER (April 28, 2015) – The Domestic Violence Treatment Option (DVTO) Court has expanded to Hay River effective April 27, 2015. Designed as an alternative court for people who have been charged with violence against their partners, the DVTO Court allows people to accept responsibility for their behaviour and enter the specialized Planning Action […]

by NationTalk on April 29, 2015538 Views

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Bishop Sentenced Following Guilty Pleas

Iqaluit, Nunavut – January 26, 2015 – Christopher Raymond Bishop, 29, was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison in a decision released today by the Nunavut Court of Justice. He had pleaded guilty on January 14, 2015, to three counts of manslaughter and two counts of attempted murder. With credit for time served, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 201516704 Views

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Bishop Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Iqaluit, Nunavut – January 14, 2015 – Christopher Raymond Bishop, 29, pleaded guilty today in the Nunavut Court of Justice to three counts of manslaughter and two counts of attempted murder. Sentencing submissions were made and written reasons for sentence will be released at a later date. On January 28, 2013, the Nunavut Court of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201533015 Views

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The Yukon government appeals Peel land use planning case to ensure public government has say over public lands

FOR RELEASE December 30, 2014 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon will appeal the Yukon Supreme Court’s December 2 decision in the Peel Watershed land use planning court case. Through this appeal, the government is seeking clarity that the democratically elected Yukon government retains the authority to make final decisions on public lands. With several additional land […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2015729 Views

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