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Stacy DeBungee Death Investigation: Disciplinary Proceedings Commence Against Thunder Bay Officers

April 13, 2021 At 8am EDT on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Thunder Bay Police Service officers Shawn Harrison, Shawn Whipple, and Susan Kaucharik will make their first appearance in disciplinary proceedings under the Police Services Act relating to their con...

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Recent Media Coverage of Iskatewizaagegan No. 39’s Fight for Water Justice: “Full Compensation Promised in 1913”

April 7, 2021 The CBC recently published an article by journalist Colin Perkel of the Canadian Press on Iskatewizaagegan No. 39 Independent First Nation’s fight for justice over the taking of water from Shoal Lake. The lake is of vital importance to the...

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Ontario Not Appealing Decision Dismissing Its Bid to Duck Shoal Lake Court Case

March 15, 2021 Iskatewizaagegan No. 39 Independent First Nation will have its day in Court against Ontario to pursue its claim of breach of fiduciary duties by the provincial Crown. The First Nation’s claim has to do with Ontario’s failure to protect ...

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ADJUDICATOR RULES THAT THUNDER BAY OFFICERS TO FACE DISCIPLINE IN DEBUNGEE HEARING

Decision of Lee Ferrier, February 17, 2021 Press Release February 19, 2021 On February 17, 2021, adjudicator Lee Ferrier issued his decision that three officers involved in the deficient investigation into the 2015 death of Stacy DeBungee, a member of Rai...

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Court Rejects Ontario Bid to Duck Shoal Lake Court Case

Important ruling on Ontario’s fiduciary duties to the First Nation February 17, 2021 Judgment “Both before and after the arrival of European settlers, the Aboriginal peoples in North America had well-developed civilizations that had legal systems ...

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ADJUDICATOR RESERVES DECISION ON WHETHER THUNDER BAY POLICE OFFICERS WILL “GET A PASS” AND AVOID DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

PowerPoint used at February 10th Hearing Recording of February 10th Hearing Falconers LLP lawyers Julian Falconer and Molly Churchill argued yesterday that three Thunder Bay Police Service officers involved in a shockingly deficient investigation into the...

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THUNDER BAY POLICE DISCIPLINE CASE UP FOR DETERMINATION

Link to a Live-Stream Broadcast of the February 10th Application Proceeding – Starts at 1:30pm EST YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/jy1-ilVscZs PowerPoint used by First Nation Public Complainant  PowerPoint used by First Nation Public Complainant  Falco...

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Julian Falconer has the honour of presenting at Northwestern University’s annual Human Rights Conference: the largest student-run, student-attended human rights conference in the United States

Evanston, Illinois – Julian Falconer has the honour of presenting on a panel at the Northwestern University Community for Human Rights (NUCHR)’s 18th Annual Conference, held virtually on January 24, 2021. This student-led conference brings together hu...

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ONTARIO SEEKS TO ESCAPE LIABILITY FOR ISKATEWIZAAGEGAN NO. 39 INDEPENDENT FIRST NATION’S CLAIM AGAINST ONTARIO/CITY OF WINNIPEG FOR COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM WATER-TAKING BY CITY OF WINNIPEG

On January 20, 2021, Falconers LLP will be appearing before Justice Perell on behalf of the Plaintiff, Iskatewizaagegan No. 39 Independent First Nation (“IIFN 39”) to defend against Ontario’s Motion to Strike IIFN 39’s claim against Ontario. IIFN ...

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MAMAKWA-MCKAY INQUEST TO CONSIDER VIDEO DEPICTING ACTS PROVING SYSTEMIC RACISM

Dino Kwandibens dragged into TBPS Jail Booking Room, Aug. 2, 2014 (Coroner’s Motion Record, Tab 3A, Time Stamp 10m15s) On January 14, 2021, Asha James and Julian Falconer appeared before the Inquest into the deaths of Don Mamakwa (Kasabonika Lake First ...

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Don Mamakwa and Roland McKay Inquest Motion Hearing – YOUTUBE Link

http://www.youtube.com/occinquests Please use above link to access live Don Mamakwa and Roland McKay Inquest Motion Hearing. Inquest Scope (FINAL September 10 2020)

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MILLER FAMILY WILL HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE FOLLOWING RELEASE OF SENTENCING DECISION FOR CONVICTED TORONTO POLICE OFFICER MICHAEL THERIAULT

On Thursday November 5, 2020, at 2:15pm, the Miller Family and their legal counsel Julian N. Falconer will hold a press conference by teleconference, following the release of Justice Joseph Di Luca’s sentencing decision for convicted Toronto Police Cons...

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