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Falconers LLP Lawyer featured on CBC’s Metro Morning Segment

On May 14, 2018, Falconers LLP lawyer, Akosua Matthews was featured on CBC’s Metro Morning segment, hosted by Matt Galloway. Ms. Matthews has been working in the area of Indigenous Child Welfare, before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, on behalf ...

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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

In response to calls for action from Indigenous families, communities and organizations, as well as non-governmental and international organizations, the Government of Canada launched an entirely independent National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indi...

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A New NAPS: NAN / NAPS Sign Historic Agreement

Today,  NAN Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, Board Chair Mike Metatawabin, and NAPS Chief of Police Terry Armstrong, announced to the Chiefs in Assembly “A New Tripartie Agreement: A New NAPS.” Falconers LLP has been the legal / negotiation suppor...

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NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly 2018

Today, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (“NAN”) opens its Chiefs Spring Assembly in the traditional territory of Mattagami First Nation at the Senator Hotel & Conference Centre in Timmins, ON. The assembly will be held on May 8, 9 & 10, 2018. Jul...

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TPS Officer Forcillo Remanded in Custody for Breaching Bail, Obstruction and Perjury Charges

May 4, 2018: 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, as reported by the Toronto Star. Court of Appeal Dism...

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APTN Investigative Report: Racism in the Ranks

On Friday, April 27, 2018, the APTN National News’ released its investigative report: ‘APTN Investigates: Racism in the Ranks’. This report covers the prevalent issue of racism, misconduct, and lack of accountability in the RCMP. In Febr...

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Falconair makes trip to Treaty Three Territory

Falconers LLP lawyers, Julian Falconer and Elysia Petrone-Reitberger, flew via Falconair to Kenora ON, to provide legal support to the Treaty Three Police Services Board. Special thanks to Staff Sergeant Singleton, and Executive Assistance to the Police S...

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CBC’s ‘Deadly Force’ Investigation: Civilian Deaths Involving Police

Published on Monday April 9, 2018, the Toronto Star’s Editorial Board’s article, ‘Deaths by police can and must be reduced’, mentions a new study by CBC News entitled, “Deadly Force”. This new report, which chronicles police-involved ...

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Disciplinary Hearing over Stacy DeBungee Death Investigation Cancelled: Thunder Bay Police Services Board (“TBPSB”)

Today, the Thunder Bay Police Services Board (“TBPSB”) cancelled a hearing scheduled for April 6 to decide whether three officers will face disciplinary proceedings over the investigation into the death of Stacy DeBungee. The CBC reported that, in a ...

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Raptors Make History With First Time Too Seed Clinch of First

On April 6, 2018, Julian and Justin Falconer attended the Toronto Raptors game with Falconers LLP clients, Aaron and Justin Wiltshire, celebrating the historic moment of the Raptor’s 57th win. This win marks the first time the team has clinched the ...

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Falconair Visits Fort Albany First Nation

On March 30, 2018, Falconers LLP lawyers, Julian Falconer and Elysia Petrone-Reitberger, made their second trip to Fort Albany First Nation to provide legal support to Chief and Council.   On March 11-12, 2018, Falconers LLP lawyers, Julian Falcone...

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Discussing Thunder Bay and Gerald Stanley’s Acquittal on APTN InFocus

Today, Julian Falconer was featured on APTN National News’ InFocus program with host Dennis Ward. In a live segment entitled, No appeal for Gerald Stanley’s acquittal, an update on Thunder Bay and the extension for the National Inquiry into MMIWG, Fa...

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