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Indigenous Language Education: Is it an Aboriginal Right?

Canada's Indigenous languages are in danger of disappearing. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has urged the government to make Indigenous language education a priority so that these traditions can be carried on into future generations. Read more

Indigenous Language Education: Is it an Aboriginal Right?

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Vice-Chair Hart Makes Unprecedented Damages Award

Adjudicator Hart of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario awarded an unprecedented total of $200,000 in damages in O.P.T. and M.P.T. v. Presteve Foods Ltd. and Jose Pratas to two sisters. Read more

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Vice-Chair Hart Makes Unprecedented Damages Award

When You're an Estate Trustee - Breaking down the Estate Administration Tax Act

What are the duties and tax liabilities of an estate trustee? Marcia Green explains what is required and when those duties end in our latest Wills and Estates article. Read more

When You're an Estate Trustee - Breaking down the Estate Administration Tax Act

Suspending Board Members: Lessons from George v The BC Wildlife Federation

Many unions are incorporated under federal or provincial not-for-profit corporate legislation. That legislation contains rules that unions need to navigate, particularly when dealing with a board member who has behaved inappropriately. Read more

Suspending Board Members: Lessons from George v The BC Wildlife Federation

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