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Work still needed years after landmark ruling on Indigenous sentencing: lawyers

VANCOUVER — Nearly two decades after a landmark court decision on sentencing Indigenous offenders, lawyers say there are no national standards for implementing the ruling and too many Aboriginal people are still behind bars. The Supreme Court of Canada's ... read more

Justice system not living up to 1999 promise to Indigenous offenders, say N.W.T. advocates

Almost two decades after a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision stressed the importance of restorative justice, advocates say the Northwest Territories' justice system still isn't doing enough for Indigenous ... for part-time work, lawyers often ... read more

Federal government’s legal fees for Indigenous child welfare case now exceed $800K

The principle, named for a five-year-old Indigenous ... is still falling far short of expectations. “We’ve had battle after battle at the human rights tribunal as the government has tried to limit their obligations, ignored the ruling, and now nearly ... read more

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Work still needed years after landmark ruling on Indigenous sentencing: lawyers

VANCOUVER - Nearly two decades after a landmark court decision on sentencing Indigenous offenders, lawyers say there are no national standards for implementing the ruling and too many Aboriginal people are still behind bars. The Supreme Court of Canada's ... read more


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