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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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Public Airing of Traumatic Event Trumps Concerns of Professional Witness’ Anonymity

Published on Thursday, June 21 2018, the Toronto Star’s article, ‘Waterloo Police Officer who shot Beau Baker wants identity kept secret at coroner’s inquest‘, explains that “the police officer who fatally shot Beau Baker in Kit...

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Falconers LLP Commemorates National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

On June 21, 2018, we mark National Indigenous Peoples Day. National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for all individuals to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements and contributions of First Nations, Inui...

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Falconair Visits Rainy River First Nations

June 19, 2018, Falconair flew to Rainy River First Nations to meet with Councillor Willy McGinnis and Dennis Mandamin of Whitefish Bay, to provide legal support to the community and partake in some fishing in the local waters. Falconers LLP thanks Council...

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Police tactic, “Project Drive Thru” lacks accountability and can lead to discrimination

In a June 14, 2018, article by Vice News it is reported that the police in the city of Burlington, have formalized “Project Drive Thru,” an initiative that rewards fast-food drive-thru employees for calling the police on suspected intoxicated...

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James Forcillo, Cop who Killed Sammy Yatim, Admits Perjury, Gets 6 More Months in Jail

Jailed Toronto police officer, James Forcillo, was remanded in custody Friday, May 4, 2018, to May 31, 2018 to face charges of perjury, obstruct justice and breaching his bail conditions. Today, a Toronto judge added six months onto Forcillo’s six-year...

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Beyond the Indian Act NAN Summit

From May 23-24, 2018, the Summit “determiNATION,” will bring together thinkers and leaders in Ottawa, to create a framework for decolonization. Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s (“NAN”) legal counsel, Julian Falconer, and Falconers LLP...

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Falconair Makes Treaty Three Territory Visit – Rainy River First Nations

Falconers LLP lawyers, Julian Falconer and Asha James, flew via Falconair to Kenora ON, to provide legal support to the Treaty Three Police Services Board and the Rainy River First Nations community.

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