Juin 2019
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'Treated like mines:' feds mull stronger rules for Indigenous cultural property (Castanet.net)
The federal government is considering how to legally enshrine Indigenous people's ownership of traditional culture — from songs to art to the use of medicinal plants.

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Trump OKs plan to siphon drugs from Canada; Florida Law; Shortages could be 'catastrophic': Ottawa expert (Edmonton Journal)
It is a state with 21 million people, a huge concentration of medicine-consuming senior citizens and massive influence in the next U.S. election. And now, with President Donald Trump’s support, Florida is coming for Canada’s prescription drugs.

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Tobacco companies begin to switch to safer nicotine products (Manila Standard)
Warsaw, Poland—A former consultant of the World Health Organization expects tobacco companies to invest in safer nicotine products such as vapes or electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn sticks and snus amid rising demand from consumers.

Shortages feared as Trump backs laws to import Canadian pharma (North Bay Nugget)

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Health risks of vaping (News Talk 980 CKNW)

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'Treated like mines:' Feds mull stronger rules for Indigenous cultural property (News - MSN CA)
The federal government is considering how to legally enshrine Indigenous people's ownership of traditional culture — from songs to art to the use of medicinal plants.

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Supreme Court chief justice says legal aid 'essential' to fair justice system (CBC.CA News)
Richard Wagner calls for more funding, 'tangible' steps to ensure an accessible courts system.

Medicine shortages feared as Trump backs Florida, Colorado laws to import Canadian drugs in bulk (Ottawa Citizen)
New legislation that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law last week will set up a formal, government-run system for importing cheaper medicines.

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How UNDRIP Recognizes the Sacred Relationship with Nibi (Water) (Centre for International Governance Innovation - CIGI)
Indigenous peoples have long held robust, relationship-driven legal orders that take all aspects of life into account. As Aimée Craft — an Indigenous lawyer (Anishinaabe-Métis) and assistant professor at the Faculty of Common Law, University of Ottawa — explains in this video, Anishinaabe spiritual, natural, customary and human legal structures are connected, and must be meaningfully considered in decisions related to water.

Canada's Green Economy (CBC Radio One 91.5FM)

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Supreme Court Justice Gascon retires (CBC Radio One 690AM/88.1FM)

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Could Canada be a safe haven for climate refugees? (Teles Relay)
Lying in the central Pacific Ocean, the islands of Kiribati look like a tropical paradise. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and coral reefs, with coconut palm and pandanus trees lining the islands, it’s straight out of a holiday brochure. On any given day, the temperature hovers around 30 C and rarely drops below 25 C.

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We need to do business better abroad (Times Colonist)
This year, Canadians were given a behind-the-scenes view on attempts by the Liberal government to ensure that SNC-Lavalin would escape potential criminal liability under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

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Smoking prevalence dips in countries where people switch to safer nicotine products (Manila Standard)
Warsaw, Poland—Smoking prevalence has declined in countries where smokers switched to safer nicotine products such as electronic cigarettes, according to public health experts.

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Andrew Scheer is his ‘own person’ — but who, exactly, is he? (News - MSN CA)
Over six million Canadians tuned into the Raptors game on June 10. That game seems like a nightmare now, as it ended in one point heartbreak for the Raptors. Nevertheless, the pan Canadian audience was bonded by hope and tense with expectation. National unity does not get better than this.

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Corus, SaskTel Block Access to Broadcast Panel Review Submissions (iPhone in Canada Blog)
University of Ottawa Law Professor, Dr. Michael Geist, has been sharing various submissions to the Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel, from major telecoms and broadcasters, obtained through Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) requests.

Pharmacare in New Zealand (CBC News Network)

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Legal Academics on Bill C-69 (CTV News Channel)

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Canada falling behind on corporate accountability (Calgary's Business)
Trudeau government’s global reputation at risk over how Canadian companies do business abroad

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Rogers Calls for Expansion of Government Media Bailout to Broadcasters, Says Netflix Should Pay for It (Paperblog)
Rogers is calling to expand the new tax credit for media organizations to broadcasters, and wants Netflix to help pay for it, according to its submission to the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review.

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Info-seeker shut out by school boards receives help from University of Ottawa law students (Ottawa Sun)
An Ottawa consultant who filed freedom-of-information requests to school boards across Ontario learned the hard lesson that some boards can - and do - refuse to answer.

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Deux professeurs de UOttawa au service de l’IA (Droit Inc.)
Deux professeurs de la section common law de l’Université d’Ottawa, Ian Kerr et Teresa Scassa, ont été nommés au Conseil consultatif sur l’intelligence artificielle du gouvernement du Canada.

A piece of paper that did nothing’: Advocates say protection orders are failing women in Canada (MSN.ca)
Camille Runke, 49, was fatally gunned down outside her Winnipeg workplace in 2015, allegedly by her estranged husband.

Justice Oke’s legacy of distinction (The Punch - Nigeria)
On June 10, 2019 the Honourable Chief Judge of Lagos State, Madame Justice Opeyemi Oke, would have attained mandatory retirement age of 65 years. She served in acting capacity from September 25, and was sworn in as Chief Judge on October 20, 2017.

Canadian Copyright Review Rejects Site-Blocking Regime, Keeps Safe Harbors (TorrentFreak)
The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has published its long-awaited review of Canada's Copyright Act. The review, which serves as guidance for the Government, rejects a non-judicial site-blocking regime and keeps the current safe harbors intact.

Upcoming Federal Election Campaign (AM 900 Hamilton's News Talk Leader (CHML))

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Democracy Watch gives Trudeau Liberal government an F in accountability and transparency (Ottawa Life Magazine)
Yesterday, as the Open Government Partnership Global Summit was being held in Ottawa, Democracy Watch issued its report card on the Trudeau Liberal open government record. Not surprisingly, the report card gives the Liberals an overall F grade.

Les comités du Sénat (La Chaîne d'affaires publiques par câble (CPAC-F))

Trump’s plan to put more tariffs on Mexico threatens new NAFTA: experts (Global News)
There are mounting warnings American consumers will pay dearly after President Donald Trump threatened to impose new tariffs on every import from Mexico. As Jackson Proskow reports, Trump is calling for Mexico to crack down on migrants heading to the U.S.

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