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Amendments to the Automobile Insurance Act

Please note that there have been amendments to the Automobile Insurance Act [RSNL 1999, c. A-22] (the “Act”) as outlined in An Act to Amend the Automobile Insurance Act. Please follow the below link to review the amendments: https://www.assembly.nl.ca/Legislation/sr/Annualstatutes/2019/1914.chp.htm We highlight, in particular, the addition of s. 25.1 to the Act which, among other things,...

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Notice to the Profession – Wireless Internet Access in Corner Brook

Starting on December 10, 2019, lawyers and self-represented parties needing wireless internet access in the courtrooms of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (General and Family Divisions) in Corner Brook will be able to request access to an in-Court wireless network. For further information, please see the attached notice. Notice to the Profession –...

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Call for Applications – Chairperson position – Marine Atlantic Inc.

Marine Atlantic Inc. is a Crown corporation that provides a safe, environmentally responsible, and quality ferry service between the Island of Newfoundland and the Province of Nova Scotia in a reliable, courteous and cost-effective manner. The Chairperson is responsible for providing leadership to the Board to ensure focused and productive discussions while facilitating and enabling...

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Federal Indigenous child welfare information package

On behalf of Justice Canada, we are providing the attached Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) information package on Bill C-92 (regarding Indigenous child welfare reform), which came into force on January 1, 2020. These legislative changes will be most relevant to members practicing in the areas of Aboriginal/Indigenous Law, Child and Youth Law, and Family Law....

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Job Opportunity – Access to Justice Coordinator – PLIAN

The Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN) is seeking a dynamic, independent, culturally-informed person with a strong knowledge and understanding of Labrador for the newly created position of Access to Justice Coordinator for Labrador. The successful candidate will be opening PLIAN’s new office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and providing legal information and...

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