1. 16 novembre 2019 Mexico, the great unknown

      Mexico is well known for its beaches, numerous and beautiful. But wait a bit. Its coastline is 11,122 km notably with the Pacific ocean and the gulf of California (also known as the sea of Cortez) which account for 7,828 km on its western side and the Carabean sea and the gulf of Mexico […]

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    28 octobre 2019 Kyrgyz human rights lawyer wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

      A lawyer, whose work has supported the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic in becoming the first country in the world to end statelessness, has been selected as the 2019 winner of the UN Refugee Agency’s Nansen Refugee Award.   Azizbek Ashurov, through his organization Ferghana Valley Lawyers Without Borders (FVLWB), has helped well over […]

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    28 octobre 2019 Top INTERPOL abuser Turkey to host next meeting

    Interpol under spotlight for human rights violations over abusive notices The announcement that Turkey will host the 2021 Interpol General Assembly meeting raises serious doubts about the organisation’s integrity. Interpol has been under growing scrutiny over widespread abuse of its data collection process, with increasing incidences of abusive Red Notices being issued at the request […]

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    26 octobre 2019 TOUS ENSEMBLE Olga Shevchenko in partnership with MUHC Foundation

      Invite you to a cocktail under the theme Russian Night in support of the McGill University Health Centre Breast Clinic’s Wellness Program   Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm La Maison Forget, 1195 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal   Russian food and drink will be served   Special guests include a world-renowned […]

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    3 octobre 2019 Dionysia Zerbisias 1939 – 2019

    THE HONOURABLE DIONYSIA ZERBISIAS It is with profound sadness that the family of the Honourable Madame Justice Dionysia « Denny » Zerbisias announces her passing on October 1 at Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital. Predeceased by the love of her life Martin Bergman, Denny has left a hole in the hearts of so many. Born in 1939 to […]

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    13 septembre 2019 Help Wanted: Volunteer guides

    The Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal is on a recruitment drive! We are looking for volunteers interested in sharing a love of history with students and visitors to our beautiful city. Anyone interested is invited to come to the Château on Monday, September 23, 2019 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.Our […]

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    18 août 2019 Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear an appeal in a case funded by Bentham IMF involving lawsuit against Callidus Capital Corporation

    Bentham IMF Capital Limited (Bentham) is pleased to announce that the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has agreed to hear an appeal in a matter that Bentham is funding. As a result, Canada’s highest court will hear arguments for the first time relating to the important role of modern litigation funding in providing access to […]

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    11 juillet 2019 “Disappointment” over Trudeau administration’s progress in André Gauthier case

    Trudeau’s government under fire for lack of progress in freeing innocent Canadian Andre Gauthier. Radha Stirling explains the case André Gauthier case delayed further, as Detained in Dubai investigates the Gold AE fraud in finer detail. Gold AE was the UAE’s largest gold and silver investing company, perhaps the largest in the Middle East, until […]

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  9. 22 juin 2019 Attorney General James’ Multistate Lawsuit to Block T-Mobile and Sprint Megamerger Gains Additional Support from Attorneys General Across the Nation

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that four additional states have joined the multistate lawsuit to block the merger of telecommunications giants T-Mobile and Sprint. In an amended complaint filed in New York federal court this morning, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Nevada were added to the suit, bringing the total number of states […]

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    16 juin 2019 Calin Rovinescu Article for The Montreal Lawyer

      By Jacques Frémont, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ottawa Nearly 40 years ago, a young law student named Calin Rovinescu graduated from the University of Ottawa having earned his LL.B. Years earlier, as a boy, he had immigrated to Canada from Romania with his parents. They had always stressed to him that success in […]

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