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Chief Terry Armstrong and Chair Mike Metatawabin Testified at Day 1 of MMIWG Hearing in Quebec City

Yesterday, Chief of Nishnawbe-Aski Police Services, Terry Armstrong and Chair of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Services Board, Mike Metatawabin testified at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Chair Metatawabin and Chief...

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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Five days of hearings will take place this week as the federal Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls continues in Quebec City. This hearing is focused on Criminal and Justice Oversight and Accountability and will be centred around t...

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Nishnawbe-Aski Police Chief Terry Armstrong Retires

Published on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018, CBC article, “Nishnawbe-Aski Police Chief Retires with ‘No Regrets’ after over 30 Years in Policing.” Chief Terry Armstrong is hanging up his badge after a long career in policing. Throughout the year...

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Falconers LLP attends CAPG First Nations Police Governance Council

On August 8-9, 2018, Falconers LLP lawyer Julian Falconer and law student Jordan Ruediger made the journey aboard Falconair to Winnipeg, Manitoba to attend at the First Nations Police Governance Council as a part of the Canadian Association of Police Gove...

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Falconers LLP is Pleased to Announce that Associate Akosua Matthews has been Selected as one of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential

Every year, Canadian Lawyer magazine calls for nominations of jurists who have recently accomplished important work and contributed significantly to the legal profession in the following five categories of influence: Corporate Commercial & Litigation;...

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MacLean’s Publishes Powerful Feature on NAPS Policing

Published on July 24, 2018, the MacLean’s article “Inside the impossible work of Canada’s biggest Indigenous police force“ explains how police officers in Indigenous communities, like Officer Joseph Angees, have their “personal ...

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Rainy River First Nations Solar Payout Day 2018

July 18, 2018: Today, marks the community gathering of the Rainy River First Nations Solar Payout Day. Falconers LLP lawyers, Julian Falconer, Krystyn Ordyniec, and Elysia Petrone-Reitberger, are presenting the membership, with a draft membership code and...

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Latest Act of Racism in Thunder Bay Prompts Indigenous Leadership to Speak Up

Published on July 12, 2018, the APTN News article “Former AFN regional chief says latest incident of racism in Thunder Bay needs a response” explains Ontario’s former regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations says leadership in the Th...

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Toronto Constable Forcillo, who shot Sammy Yatim, wants Supreme Court of Canada to hear case

Published on Monday, July 9, 2018, the Toronto Star article, “Toronto cop who shot Sammy Yatim wants case heard at Supreme Court of Canada,” confirms “Forcillo’s lawyers are now seeking leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada, ...

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Falconers LLP Attends Paul Trivett Memorial Golf Tournament Hosted by NAPS

On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Falconers LLP employees Molly Churchill, Jordan Ruediger and Jordan Pereira, participated in the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service’s (“NAPS”), Paul Trivett Memorial Golf Tournament at the Fort William Country Club...

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Watchdog’s Probe of Thunder Bay Police Systemic Racism Reports to be Release in August 2018

Published on Tuesday, June 26 2018, the CBC News article, ‘OIPRD says it will now release report into allegations of Thunder Bay police systemic racism in August‘, confirms that Ontario’s Independent Police Review Director, Gerry McNeil...

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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

NAPS Detective Constable Alana Morrison to testify on Day 3: Regina, SK. Wednesday, June 27 2018: On behalf of Treaty Alliance Northern Ontario- Nishnawbe Aski Nation/Grand Council Treaty 3, Falconers LLP lawyer, Krystyn Ordyniec, will be doing a direct e...

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