Economy and Business (Books and Journals)
- The Law of Trusts by: Irwin Law Inc., 2014
- Northern Ontario Business From Vol. 10 No. 8, May 1990 to Vol. 40 No. 5, March 2020 Laurentian Business Publishing, Inc., 2009
Seeing Justice Done: Increasing Indigenous Representation on Canadian Juries
The underrepresentation of Indigenous people on Canadian juries threatens public confidence in the criminal justice system, particularly in cases involving Indigenous accused or defendants. Despite being the subject of many high-profile legal cases, inquiries, and reports, the problem endures today, and meaningful reform has been elusive. This paper considers the ways in which Indigenous people...
Drilling to the Bottom of the Orphan Well Problem: Suggestions for a Better Regulatory Framework for Preventing and Remediating Orphaned Oil Wells in British Columbia
When an oil firm goes bankrupt, its non-productive oil wells are classified as "orphans" and must be plugged and remediated by provincial regulatory bodies. The number of orphan oil wells has increased significantly in the western oil-producing provinces in the past several years. This paper examines the scope of the orphan well problem in British Columbia, policy tools used to address orphan...
Student Suicide On-Campus: Tort Liability of Canadian Universities and Determining a Duty of Care
Suicide is a devastating issue that is increasingly affecting post-secondary students across Canadian university campuses. Despite growing awareness of this problem, research shows that mental health supports for post-secondary students in Canada remain insufficient and inaccessible. This paper argues that the law is also lagging behind. Currently, no legal recourse exists to find universities...
A Gendered Approach to 'Quality of Life' after Separation under the British Columbia Family Law Act Relocation Regime
As established in existing literature, the separation of spouses has gendered consequences. Women are likely to suffer more severely, financially, from the dissolution of a relationship and are more likely to experience family violence. Mothers in heterosexual relationships are more likely to have care of children after separation than are fathers. In the face of those challenges, many guardians...
The Challenges of Indigenous Oral History Since Mitchell v Minister of National Revenue
This article answers two questions: How has the Supreme Court of Canada’s Mitchell v Minister of National Revenue decision been operationalized by trial-level courts? Based on these findings, does this decision make room for Aboriginal title and rights claimants to contest dominant understandings of Indigenous presence in the Canadian settler state? Examining the reasoning of six trial-level...
Expanding the Reach of Gladue: Exploring the Use of Gladue Reports in Child Protection
This paper explores the potential of the legislature or courts using Gladue-like reports in British Columbia's child protection laws and policies. It first lays out the current provincial legal frameworks and illustrates its shortcomings by comparing them with Indigenous legal orders; to argue that the Indigenous communities should control their child protection systems. Drawing parallels between
- Indigenous entrepreneur's work wear line conies with social message: Warrior Work Wear aims to inspire Indigenous people to get engaged in the workforce.
- Lessons learned from the land: Women in agriculture share their experiences working in the industry.
- 'Equitable' partnerships with First Nations will make the Ring of Fire go smoothly: Improving community conditions should create investor-friendly mining environment, say Matawa chiefs.
- Sudbury hosts independent food-testing lab: Capella Innovation will serve food producers in Northern Ontario and beyond.
- Award winners represent the best of Indigenous business in the North: PEP Conference celebrated recipients on Jan. 21.
- Groups going to court over Temagami Forest.
- Reconciliation through food: Chef Rich Francis seeks a return to traditional Indigenous cooking.
- Ontario's skilled labour crunch could worsen by 2029, says forecast: Construction group predicts shortfalls in several trades.
- Airport execs gathering in the Sault: City hosting Airport Management Council of Ontario conference this October.
- A picture is worth a thousand words.
- Hotel, new parking lot design planned for Sault airport: Sewer and water upgrades preceding expansion project.
- Reclaiming the middle ground with the Red Tory.
- Dryden lands new airport manager: Loomex Group in charge of municipal airport operations.
- Stormy weather ahead for municipal budgets?
- Sault's bushplane centre gets funding boost: Federal funds will improve exhibits, update equipment.
- 'Transformation' in the air at Yale: Electric vehicle market, carbon neutral plans, environmental safeguards are part of Sudbury miner's present and future plans.
- North Star Air partners with remote First Nations.
- Northern prospectors look to brighten their visibility: Tough times in grassroots exploration prompt Ontario Prospectors Association to boost its image as lobby group.
- Earlton bison ranch is certifiably sustainable: Family-owned farm Bison du Nord received wo new certifications in January.
- 'Short, but profitable' life for Rainy River gold mine.
- Gay Lea Foods CEO butters up Thornloe Cheese: Southern Ontario farmers cooperative makes entry into Northern Ontario.
- Hearst-area graphite junior miner opens pilot plant in Guelph.
- College-level trades training now offered in Kapuskasing: College Boreal introduces new welding, carpentry programs.