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Category: Government

Reminder – Law Commission of Canada

The Canadian Government announced in Budget 2021 the re-establishment of the Law Commission of Canada. The Commission is a statutory body that provides independent advice to the federal Government on improvements, modernization and reforms aimed at ensuring a just legal system that meets the changing needs of Canadian society. The Commission will address complex challenges...

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Federal Family Law Publications Available For Order

The Department of Justice has updated its three printed publications to reflect recent changes to federal family law, including to the Divorce Act. Printed versions of these documents are now available to order. These documents are: Making Plans –This guide for parents contains helpful information about deciding on the best parenting arrangement for their children...

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CBA-NL Report – Reforming the Law on Adverse Possession, Proposed Changes to the Lands Act

Following consultations with membership and stakeholders, the CBA-NL Legislation and Law Reform Committee has completed their examination of Section 36 of the Lands Act. The final report, Reforming the Law on Adverse Possession, Proposed Changes to the Lands Act, provides recommendations and draft legislation, as well as policy suggestions to resolve outstanding issues surrounding Crown...

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Volunteer Opportunity – Canada’s Volunteer Awards National Advisory Committee

Until April 8, 2021, Canada’s Volunteer Awards (CVA) will be accepting applications for its National Advisory Committee (NAC). Members of the National Advisory Committee play a leading role in the selection of Canada’s Volunteer Awards recipients by reviewing nominations and making recommendations to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. They also support the...

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