September 11, 2015 - 1:05 pm
My Little Corner of Canada, Sept. 11
After months of unofficial campaigning by the three main parties, the election has finally been called and we are now enduring the longest election campaign since 1876.
Justin Trudeau appears to have been first out of the gate. He looks more comfortable and confident then the other leaders and...
September 11, 2015 - 10:45 am
Legal Ease, Sept. 11
How Old Do You Have To Be To Have Sex?
Childhood sexual abuse is a terrible thing and affects its victims long after any physical scars have healed.
I have seen personally how serious childhood sexual abuse can have an impact over generations and decades.
Childhood sexual abuse is a particular problem in Nunavut, with reported rates...
September 04, 2015 - 3:15 pm
Legal Ease, Sept. 4
Social Media: What Should You Be Careful About?
Social media is a very big deal in Nunavut. Everyone I know is on Facebook all the time and a lot of people use Facebook chat services.
The use of social media is, in general, a great idea, because it allows you to stay in touch with friends and family even if they are living in another community...
August 28, 2015 - 2:41 pm
Legal Ease, Aug. 28
Suppose you have been charged with an offence.
You have some options. You can argue that the prosecution cannot prove you are guilty or that you didn’t do anything wrong — which means you probably will have a trial — or you can agree you did commit the offence — which means you plead guilty.
August 21, 2015 - 4:02 pm
Legal Ease, Aug. 21
You come to work one day and your boss says “sorry, you don’t have a job anymore.” Are you entitled to anything?
It depends on why you were fired.
If you were fired because you did something really bad at work – stealing money, sexually harassing people or something like that – you are not...
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