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Canada: R. v. Desautel, 2021 SCC 17: A Purposeful Step Towards Rights-Recognition And Reconciliation With Indigenous Peoples - Miller Titerle + Company

April 23, 2021 marked a triumph for Aboriginal-rights holders at the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC"). In its decisions in R. v. Desautel, 2021 SCC 17 ("Desautel")
Tags: News, Canada, R, Supreme Court of Canada SCC, DeSautel


Insider regularly talks to young people who are making their mark in luxury - here's who we have spoken to so far

(L-R), Alex Assouline, Destinee Ross-Sutton, Marina Raphael, Avi Hiaeve. Emilia Brandao; Courtesy the artist and Destinee Ross-Sutton 2020; Marina Raphael; Avi & Co; Yuqing Liu/Business Insider Luxury spans many sectors: fashion, watches and jewelry, travel, real estate, and even publishing and night clubs. It could take years to build a strong luxury business, and even then, there is no guarantee that consumers will connect with the product. Insider regularly talks to young people who ar...
Tags: Transportation, Fashion, Milan, Beyonce, Small Business, Obama, Rihanna, New York City, Disney, Lifestyle, NFL, Trends, Wealth, Nas, Netflix, Watches


After 'glorifying violence' on Twitter, former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe to speak at NYU event

Former Colombian president (2002-2010) and senator Alvaro Uribe Velez (C), listens while his attorney Jaime Granados (R) answers questions during a press conference at his residence in Rionegro, Antioquia department, Colombia on July 30, 2018, after he resigned from the Senate and was formally placed under investigation by the Colombian Supreme Court for alleged bribery and fraud. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP via Getty Images Former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe has been invited to speak at a ...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, US, Trends, C, Colombia, Washington Dc, United Nations, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Latin America, Bogota, New York University, Nyu, R


After 'glorifying violence' on Twitter, former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe to speak at NYU

Former Colombian president (2002-2010) and senator Alvaro Uribe Velez (C), listens while his attorney Jaime Granados (R) answers questions during a press conference at his residence in Rionegro, Antioquia department, Colombia on July 30, 2018, after he resigned from the Senate and was formally placed under investigation by the Colombian Supreme Court for alleged bribery and fraud. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP via Getty Images Former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe has been invited to speak at a ...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, US, Trends, C, Colombia, Washington Dc, United Nations, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Latin America, Bogota, New York University, Nyu, R


Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible. This week the randomly selected blogs are 1.The Docket 2. Eloise Gratton 3. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 4. The Court 5. BC Provincial Court eNews The Docket Ford’s Pandemic Police State After months of ignoring the warnings of experts...
Tags: Law, Canada, Ford, Victoria, Jordan, Ontario, Ontario Court of Appeal, R, Doug Ford, Nguyen, Monday’s Mix, SOQUIJ, BC Provincial Court, Éloïse Gratton, Court R, Eloise Gratton QC Bill


Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec. PÉNAL (DROIT) : En tenant compte à la fois de la préservation des droits constitutionnels fondamentaux de l’accusé et de la sécurité du public en salle d’audience, la Cour prévoit que les témoins...
Tags: Law, Canada, R, Summaries Sunday, SOQUIJ, Québec Department of Justice, Shenker, Bdeir, Juge Dennis Galiatsatos Date, Puisque


Elizabeth Warren fist-pumps and Joe Manchin takes notes during Biden's first joint address to Congress

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mills/Getty Images Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress was met with enthusiasm from progressive Democrats but put some moderates on the spot. Sen. Joe Manchin, who was seen taking copious notes at the back of the chamber, didn't clap for some of Biden...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Warren, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Kamala Harris, Sen Bernie Sanders, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Manchin, House Appropriations Committee


Biden is betting big with plans to remake America. Here are 6 takeaways from Biden's speech.

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mills/Getty Images President Joe Biden delivered his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night. Biden called for an ambitious pandemic economic recovery plan focused on jobs, infrastructure, and childcare. He also called for changes to immigration and foreign ...
Tags: Politics, Taxes, Minneapolis, Vladimir Putin, Republicans, Congress, Colorado, Osama Bin Laden, North Korea, Senate, White House, China, Russia, Time, Immigration, Americas


Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. R. v. Desautel, 2021 SCC 17 (CanLII) [18] Section 35(1) of the Constitution Act, 1982, says: The existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal peoples of Canada are hereby recognized and affirmed. Les droits existants — ancestraux ou issus de traités — des peuples autochtones d...
Tags: Law, Canada, Mitchell, Law Society, R, Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII, Aira, Hak, Cavanagh, Corlett, Law Society of Ontario, Reykdal, Desnoyers, Hearing Division the Appeal Division, Desnoyers Estate


Obama urges the world to keep paying attention to Myanmar and the 'heartbreaking violence against civilians'

Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar speaks to members of the media as then-President Barack Obama (R) listens during an Oval Office meeting at the White House on September 14, 2016. Alex Wong/Getty Images Obama on Monday implored the world to keep an eye on the ongoing, bloody crackdown in Myanmar. "I've been appalled by heartbreaking violence against civilians," Obama said in a statement. Hundreds have been killed and thousands arrested since a military coup in February. See more stories on ...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Indonesia, White House, International, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Biden, R, General Min Aung Hlaing, John Haltiwanger, Biden Administration


The 44 actors who have won multiple Oscars, ranked by who has won the most

Frances McDormand picking up her third best actress award. Todd Wawrychuk/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images Frances McDormand won her third acting Oscar on Sunday. Anthony Hopkins won his second. Here are 44 actors who have won more than one Oscar. See more stories on Insider's business page. Oscar wins are hard to come by, and those actors who have won multiple Academy Awards are an exclusive club.Frances McDormand joined the three-Oscars club during this year's ceremony on Sunday for h...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Media, Jack Nicholson, Entertainment, Mahershala Ali, California, Kentucky, Trends, Features, Tom Hanks, Bette Davis, Frances Mcdormand, Maggie Smith, Meryl Streep, Jessica Lange


A mini replica of the Suez Canal in a French lake is helping mariners learn the lessons of the Ever Given blockage

A scaled-down model of a container ship at the Port Revel Training Centre in France (L) vs. the actual Ever Given ship in the Suez Canal in Egypt (R). Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa via Getty Images/Stephane Mahe via Reuters A training facility in a French lake is helping mariners navigate the world's trickiest waterways. The lake contains a mini version of the Suez Canal, which is replicated on a 1/25th scale. Owners of the facility say they've seen a spike in interest after the Ever Given cr...
Tags: Transportation, News, France, Trends, Egypt, News UK, Alps, Ships, Mayor, Gulf of Mexico, San Francisco Bay, Reuters, Suez Canal, R, L, Stephane Mahe Reuters


Photos show the devastation of the COVID-19 humanitarian crisis in India, where the crematoriums have been burning for so long they have started to melt

Relatives attend the funeral of a man who died from the coronavirus disease at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, on April 21, 2021. Adnan Abidi/Reuters This week, India set a grim world record by reporting more than 314,000 COVID-19 cases in one day. The country is dealing with a devastating surge of the virus that is overwhelming its health system. Photos show what the COVID-19 pandemic looks like in the world's second most-populated country. See more stories on Insider's busines...
Tags: UK, News, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, Bloomberg, BBC News, Features, Britain, News UK, Brazil, Boris Johnson, Delhi, New Delhi, Financial Times


The 43 actors who have won multiple Oscars, ranked by who has won the most

Renee Zellweger accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Judy." Associated Press Frances McDormand could win her third acting Oscar on Sunday. Several other previous winners are competing this year. Here are 43 actors who have won more than one Oscar, some of whom have won up to four. See more stories on Insider's business page. Oscar wins are hard to come by, and those actors who have won multiple Academy Awards are an exclusive club.Renée Zellweger ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Mahershala Ali, California, Kentucky, Trends, Features, Tom Hanks, Bette Davis, Frances Mcdormand, Maggie Smith, Meryl Streep, Jessica Lange, Oscar


Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after weeks of tensions and fears of an invasion

Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky (R), commander of the Novorossiysk guards mountain air assault division of the Russian Airborne Troops, looks through binoculars during an exercise at Opuk range. Sergei Malgavko/Getty Images Russia abruptly announced it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after weeks of tensions. This came one day after Putin warned the West against crossing Russia's "red line." The buildup of roughly 100,000 Russian troops along Ukraine's borders ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Trends, Ukraine, BBC News, Nato, Crimea, Kremlin, Donbass, R, Sergei Shoigu


Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. R. v. Ghotra, 2020 ONCA 373 (CanLII) [23] The case law, however, has specified a narrow conception of “providing an opportunity,” with the analysis often focusing on whether the police or the accused took the initiative in the interaction and when: Bayat; R. v. Imoro, 2010 ONCA 122, 251 ...
Tags: Law, Henderson, Canadiens, Holt, R, CPL, Batten, Greig, Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII, Bayat, Ontario Inc, ONSC, Avan, Diamond Diamond, Benarroch, Glustein


Biden and Harris make emotional call to George Floyd's family after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (L) looks on as U.S. President-elect Joe Biden (R) delivers remarks on January 08, 2021 in Wilmington, Delaware. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and first lady Jill Biden called George Floyd's family after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder. "Nothing's going to make it all better, but at least now there's some justice," Biden told the family over speakerphone in a video posted by the fami...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Kamala Harris, George, HARRIS, Floyd, Wilmington Delaware, Jill Biden, R, Ben Crump, L, Breaking


Canada: Tax Court: No Penalty For Tax Return Filed Without Person's Knowledge - Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.

Gross-negligence penalties aim to punish taxpayers whose conduct "involves a high degree of negligence tantamount to intentional acting, an indifference as to whether the law is complied with or not": Venne v R., 84 DTC 6247.
Tags: News, Canada, R, Samulovitch, Venne


Former Rep. Katie Hill says it's 'gross' to think that Matt Gaetz defended her to possibly cover up for 'his own indiscretions'

Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida (L) and former Rep. Katie Hill of California (R). Drew Angerer/Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Former Rep. Katie Hill had nude photos of her leaked without consent and Rep. Matt Gaetz defended her. Gaetz is now implicated in a sex trafficking probe and other allegations of sexual misconduct. Hill says now his defense of her feels "gross" and that she questions his motives. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Democrati...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, California, Sex Trafficking, Trends, Cnn, Gop, House, Cuba, Hill, Katie, R, House Ethics Committee, Matt Gaetz, L


Votes against Amazon union lead after first day of ballot counting

Union organizers Syrena (R) and Steve (no last names given) wave to cars exiting an Amazon fulfillment center on March 27, 2021 in Bessemer, Alabama. Getty/PATRICK T. FALLON The NLRB has paused its counting of Amazon employees' votes over whether to unionize. As of Thursday evening, votes against unionizing led by a margin of 1,100 to 463. The NLRB expects to resume counting the votes Friday, but the results will likely be challenged. See more stories on Insider's business page. V...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Politics, News, Unions, Labor, Washington Post, Alabama, Trends, Usps, Retail, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Steve, Bessemer, Nordic


The GOP's flailing response to the Georgia voting law backlash shows how lost the party is

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offers a stimulus compromise at a press conference with Republican Senator from Wyoming John Barrasso (L) and Republican Senator from South Dakota John Thune (R) at the Capitol. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The GOP response to backlash over Georgia's new voting restrictions shows how lost it is. The typically pro-corporate party is threatening tax hikes on major companies criticizing the law. And as Republicans rant about "canc...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Analysis, Democrats, Gop, Wyoming


Republicans are threatening tax hikes and boycotts to punish companies that criticize restrictive voting laws

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offers a stimulus compromise at a press conference with Republican Senator from Wyoming John Barrasso (L) and Republican Senator from South Dakota John Thune (R) at the Capitol. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Top Republicans have proposed punishing corporations who criticized GOP bills restricting voting. Firms including Coca-Cola and American Airlines have criticized the bills in Georgia and Texas. In Georgia GOP lawmakers attempte...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Corporate America, Congress, Finance, Senate, Politico, America, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Wyoming, House, News UK, Delta, Mlb


'Depressed, anxious, nauseated': Katie Hill reacts to allegations Matt Gaetz shared nude images of women on House floor

Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida (L) and former Rep. Katie Hill of California (R). Drew Angerer/Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Former Rep. Katie Hill said Saturday she felt "nauseated" following the Matt Gaetz allegations. Hill was forced to resign in October 2019 after nude images of her were published by the DailyMail. Gaetz has been accused of showing his colleagues nude images of women on the House floor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former De...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, California, Trends, Cnn, House, News UK, Cuba, Revenge Porn, Hill, Katie, R, Matt Gaetz, L, Gaetz


New York AG gathers personal finance records from Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg

(L) New York Attorney General Letitia James in August 2020. (R) Former President Donald Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump on January 20, 2021 Brendan McDermid/Leah Millis/Reuters New York State Attorney General Letitia James has secured personal financial records from Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg. The Washington Post reported that Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has also started reviewing the records. Both offices are separately pursuing investigations against the ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Speed, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Donald Trump, Barry, The Washington Post, James, Trump, Melania Trump, Jennifer, R, New York AG, Trump Organization


Amazon was just told it can't set up cameras to monitor the union vote ballot boxes in Alabama

Union organizers Syrena (R) and Steve (no last names given) wave to cars exiting an Amazon fulfillment center on March 27, 2021 in Bessemer, Alabama. Getty/PATRICK T. FALLON The NLRB denied a request from Amazon to set up cameras watching the ballots for a historic union election. The ballots of workers in Bessemer, Alabama, are slated to be counted this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. The National Labor Review Board denied a request by Amazon to set up cameras wat...
Tags: Amazon, News, Labor, Alabama, Trends, Tech, Retail, Nlrb, Cnbc, Steve, Bessemer, Insider, Birmingham Al, R, Tech Insider, National Labor Review Board


Beto O'Rourke ridicules Ted Cruz for posting videos claiming he encountered 'cartel members' at the Mexican border

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (R) unsuccessfully ran against Sen. Ted Cruz (L) in 2018. The Hill/Twitter/Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke slammed Sen. Ted Cruz over videos he posted of himself at the Rio Grande. In the videos posted Friday, Cruz claimed that he saw "human traffickers" who were taunting him. O'Rourke hit back in a lengthy Twitter thread, giving Cruz tips on how to handle the border crisis. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, White House, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, News UK, Biden, Cruz, Hill, Sen Ted Cruz, Rourke


Mark Zuckerberg said policing bullying is hard when the content is 'not clearly illegal' - in 44 states, cyberbullying can bring criminal sanctions

Mark Zuckerberg at the 56th Munich Security Conference in February 2020. Sven Hoppe/picture alliance via Getty Images US Rep. Fred Upton asked Mark Zuckerberg what Facebook was doing to stop bullying. Zuckerberg said the site has trouble moderating that content it because it's "not clearly illegal." 48 states have laws against online harassment and bullying. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it has been difficult for his social media net...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, News, US, Trends, Social Media, Cyberbullying, Hearing, Zuckerberg, Misinformation, Capitol, Fred Upton, Google Facebook, R


Group Files Hatch Act Complaint Against HUD Secretary Fudge

A conservative group has filed an ethics complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) in Washington, D.C. against Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Marcia Fudge, contending that the Secretary engaged in political activity while making an appearance in her official capacity as an employee of the United States government. This is according to original reporting by Axios. Last week during a press briefing at the White House, Secretary Fudge was as...
Tags: Featured, Washington Post, Washington, Finance, Senate, White House, United States, Hud, Ohio, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Fudge, Peter Navarro, Sen Portman, FHA


Amazon asked a Democratic lawmaker if he really believes its workers pee in bottles as the tech giant comes under fire for its anti-union efforts

Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan (L) criticized Amazon after its consumer chief Dave Clark (R) called it a "progressive workplace." Al Drago/Getty Images, Yagi Studio/Getty Images, Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Amazon again denied its warehouse workers urinate in bottles, during a Twitter spat with a lawmaker. Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan had used to anecdote to counter Amazon's claims that it's a "progressive workplace." Amazon has come under fire from Democratic lawmakers over the pas...
Tags: Amazon, Alabama, Trends, Atlanta, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Union, National Labor Relations Board, Bernie Sanders, Bessemer, Sanders, Democratic, Clark, Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders, R, Senate Budget Committee


Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. R v Stephan, 2021 ABCA 82 (CanLII) [139] Expert witnesses must accept that their methodology and opinions may well be strongly challenged given the consequential role they play in the justice system. But in our pluralistic democracy, there is no place for weighing evidence, much less det...
Tags: Law, Canada, Stephan, R, Fram, Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII, Piche, Aphria Inc, Scotia Capital Inc, Waardenburg, Fram Elgin Mills, Romandale Farms Limited, Riverside Professional Centre Inc, The Ottawa Hospital, Westech Services, Greater Vancouver 2021 SCC