October 17, 2016 - 1:08 pm
Legal Ease, Oct. 17
The Elks Want to Throw Me Out... What Are My Rights?
One of the most obscure areas of law is “club law.”
This deals with the rights of members of clubs to have fair hearings when dealing with clubs they belong to. Usually in Canada the clubs involved are sporting clubs but the area of law includes pretty well all voluntary organizations. So if my...
October 03, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Legal Ease, Oct. 3
The main responsibility for the well-being and care of children rests with their parents.
It goes without saying that children are vulnerable and dependent on their parents and caregivers. Generally, parents and caregivers are warm, loving and capable. But sometimes that is not the case and...
September 29, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Legal Ease, Sept. 29
Do I have to do what the judge said?
Suppose a judge or judicial officer makes an order and you disagree with it. In fact, you are totally sure the judge or judicial officer is wrong and the order will never stand up on an appeal.
Can you just ignore the order?
No! And if you do you may well end up in jail.
An order of a court or...
September 14, 2016 - 1:10 pm
Legal Ease, Sept. 14
Reasonable Doubt and O.J.
Remember O. J. Simpson?
He was acquitted of murder by a jury and then a couple of years later found liable by another jury for wrongful death. That seems inconsistent, to say the least, but in fact it makes perfectly good sense when you realize the first jury was a criminal jury and the second...
September 13, 2016 - 4:00 pm
The time is right for renewable energy in the North
Renewable energy meeting Sept. 15-17 in Iqaluit will bring governments together with energy experts
SPECIAL TO NUNATSIAQ NEWS
IQALUIT — In a bid to slow climate change, the world is making the transition to renewable energy, and investors are following.
Last year, for the first time, investment in alternative energy surpassed fossil fuel projects. Yet in the Canadian Arctic, where the effects of climate...
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