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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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  5. 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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    5 juin 2019 Amnesty to appear before the Supreme Court of Canada in historic corporate accountability case

    Click here to read the full text Amnesty International, joined by the International Commission of Jurists, will intervene before the Supreme Court in a precedent-setting corporate accountability case on January 23, 2019. Vancouver-based mining company, Nevsun Resources, is being sued by Eritrean plaintiffs who allege that they suffered gross human rights abuses, including forced labour and […]

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    28 mai 2019 Detained In Dubai

    André Gauthier before his detention (left). Son Alexis Gauthier campaigns for his safe return home. “We are scared, exhausted, and heartbroken after years of struggling to free my father from the unfair persecution he has endured in the UAE”, wrote Alexis Gauthier in a heartfelt appeal to Oman’s Ruler, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, […]

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    27 mai 2019 Canadian whistleblower faces extradition for exposing UAE financial scandal

    André Gauthier before and after his detention in Dubai A little over a month ago, in the middle of the night, Alexis Gauthier received a message from his father: “Tell your mother and your sister that I love them. Thank you very much for your help. This is where it ends for me. I do […]

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    29 mars 2019 UN Watch’s Shadow Rights Summit Spotlights Iran, Venezuela, Turkey & more

    Above: Richard Ratcliffe, husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, political prisoner in Iran; Ensaf Haidar, wife of political prisoner Raif Badawi in Saudi Arabia; Vicente de Lima II, brother of Senator Leila de Lima, political prisoner in the Philippines.   The wife and children of Saudi political prisoner Raif Badawi joined families of political prisoners from Iran and the […]

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