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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed Nicole Duval Hesler, a judge of the Quebec Court of Appeal since 2006, as Chief Justice of Quebec.
Duval Hesler is the first female appointed to the post and replaces Justice Michel Robert, who retired on September 1, 2011. 24 more words
For better or worse, Canadians have a worldwide reputation as a trusting people.
When it comes to acquisitions of Canadian companies where intellectual property plays a prominent role, the impact is decidedly worse, with at least one prominent Canadian M&A lawyer arguing lacklustre interest in IP protection results in millions of dollars routinely being left on the table. 1,074 more words
Mining has always been a risky business, and a dwindling number of large-scale, easy-to-access mineral deposits is making it even riskier. The big mines of tomorrow will be located in places previously ignored due to their political risk or difficult terrain. 854 more words