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A little more than a week ago, the Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlan announced that she will be retiring December 15, 2017. According to top Canadian jurists, her unexpected retirement will be a dramatic loss for the Canadian Supreme Court. Since joining the Supreme Court in 1989, she has heard more than 2,000 Supreme Court appeals and written...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

LONDON— In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate will rank among the most memorable — and the most unnecessary.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

I’ve been looking with some interest at two political dramas unfolding over the last months. The first, of course, is the Strangelovean insanity that is the Trump presidency.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Climate change is a clear and present threat facing all of us today. So we must ask ourselves what kind of world we will leave for our children if we do not take decisive actions now.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

There is a body lying in the Savannah. It’s about 30 metres away, on the grass under the poui, the ones that everyone love to photograph. There is a full moon but it is dark under the tree. The lower half of the body is covered with a whitish piece of cloth.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Somebody’s 17-year-old son hailed me up some time ago.

On one of the popular gay hookup/dating sites. They restrict membership to people over 18. He seemed a really normal young man, so far as I can tell. He had ambition, self-awareness, two parents. Oh, no, I don’t know them at all.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Relationship to the courts and the administration of justice: Where in any particular matter explicit ethical guidance does not exist, an attorney shall determine his conduct by acting in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity and efficiency of the legal system and the legal...

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The effect of the recent Privy Council decision in the case of Attorney General vs Dumas has created the opportunity for any citizen to challenge any decision by any public official or organisation in respect of public affairs.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

We need more of the strains of music, singing, dance and creative expressions filtering into our lives to permeate those instinctive impulses of ours, placed there by our Creator, to allow us to appreciate that which is lovely and wholesome.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Last Wednesday a degree of certainty was provided by the Court of Appeal on the issue of property tax when in a unanimous decision it set aside the two injunctive orders granted by Justice Seepersad on May 19 and 31, which were intended to stop the public submitting Valuation Return Forms to the...

Saturday, June 10, 2017

After months of debate on the Marriage (Act) legislation, Opposition MP Ganga Singh, in yet another round in Parliament yesterday, voiced what some might have been thinking.

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