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Legacy of Residential Schools and Reconciliation- Law Society Event

The Law Society of Upper Canada, in partnership with Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, held a Reconciliation event on Thursday, September 10th entitled “Legacy of Residential Schools and Reconciliation- What Does It Mean for Us?”  ...

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Falconers LLP Celebrates New Branding, Firm Day

Falconers LLP celebrated its new branding (courtesy of Brees Communications) and website (courtesy of Cm2 Media) at our annual Firm Day.  Sam Trentadue from the Ontario Falconry Centre was on hand to demonstrate birds of prey, including falcons! All phot...

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July 9, 2015 – Angel Sue Larkman v. Attorney General of Canada

An application for leave brought to the Supreme Court of Canada was denied today. Ms. Angel Sue Larkman sought to set aside an Order in Council, dated December 1952, that purported to “voluntarily enfranchise” Ms. Larkman’s grandmother, Laura Flood...

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July 2, 2015 – Adam Nobody

On behalf of Adam Nobody, lawyers Julian Falconer and Marc Gibson from Falconers LLP have filed a Notice of Appeal in the disciplinary hearing for officers involved in Mr. Nobody’s arrest at the G20 Summit in Toronto. At the Queen’s Park rally dur...

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June 25, 2015 – Webcasting Convocation

Today, the Law Society of Upper Canada voted to make webcasting a permanent feature of Convocation.  Julian Falconer, as a Bencher,  has been a major proponent of this initiative since its inception. Read the transcript of June 25 Convocation LSUC webca...

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June 2, 2015 – Truth and Reconciliation

Today, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report regarding residential schools.  Click here to access the six volume report on the TRC’s website. Julian Falconer, Julian Roy, and Meaghan Daniel of Falconers LLP have represe...

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May 26, 2015- Wind Farms: Cedar Point Information Session

A public information session was held on May 26, 2015 for residents in Camlachie with regard to the Suncor Cedar Point Industrial Wind Power Plant Project.  Lawyers Julian Falconer and Asha James of Falconers LLP attended this information session and add...

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May 21, 2015 – R v Kokopenace Decision

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its ruling in the matter of R v. Kokopenace.  Justice Moldaver, writing for the majority, allowed the Appeal, stating that the order for a new trial is set aside and Mr. Kokopenace’s manslaughter conviction...

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May 1, 2015 – LSUC Bencher Election Results

“This is a very good day for those at the Law Society who have been pushing for governance reform.  The reality of the limits on bencher terms, combined with a culturally diversified and energized new Bench means that real reform is on the horizon....

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April 14, 2015 – Inquest into the Death of Seven First Nations Youth

The Inquest into the Death of Seven First Nations Youth began today with a hearing to broaden scope of the Inquest.  Nishnawbe Aski Nation, represented by lawyers Julian Falconer and Meaghan Daniel, is in attendance to argue that the scope should be expa...

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March 23, 2015- The Latest on Operation Invite: Fort William First Nation

Acting as support for a team from Nishnawbe Aski Nation, lawyers Julian Falconer and Meaghan Daniel from Falconers LLP are traveling to conduct community visits in Fort William First Nation, providing information about Coroners Inquest juries and offering...

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March 19, 2015 – Ontario Divisional Court Grants Appeal

Today the Ontario Divisional Court granted Donald Hervieux’s appeal from the dismissal of a medical negligence action.  Mr. Hervieux, who lost all vision in one eye after being treated by the Respondent doctors, had his claim summarily dismissed by...

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