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(<www.cira.ca>) for the next two years and is a member of the nomination
committee member responsible for selecting slates of candidates for the
board of directors of the official .ca registry in Canada (Ottawa).
Glu dah clet Cynthia L. Callison was reappointed to the First Peoples’ Heritage,
Language and Culture Council Board of Directors, also known as First
Peoples’ Cultural Council, for a term ending October 1, 2019.
Peter Juk, Q.C., and Taryn A. Walsh were appointed to the Justice and Public
At a recent dinner we were advised by someone who obtained a law degree,
went into business and ended up retiring at the age of 50 that “when it
comes to law school, the people who got As became professors, the ones
who got Bs became judges, the ones who got Cs became Q.C.s, those who
got Ds practise law and the rest of us made money.”
Due to equestrian quarantine restrictions in Australia, the equestrian
events for the 1956 Summer Olympics were held in Stockholm rather than
The International Sports Lawyers Association 2017 conference was organized
around the theme “Legal Challenges Relating to the Olympic Winter
Games 2018 in PjeongChang”. Presentation topics included “The IOC Entry
Form 2018”, “Eligibility of Russian Athletes” and “Compatibility of IOC Rules
and Regulations with the National Laws of South Korea”.
Black holes are objects in the universe with so much mass trapped inside
their boundaries that they have incredibly strong gravitational fields. That
gravity is so strong that nothing can escape a black hole once it has gone
inside. Most black holes contain many times the mass of our sun and the
heaviest ones can have millions of solar masses.
The following advertisement was spotted on a poster pinned to a telephone
pole somewhere in Canada:
WILL TRADE FOR PRIVATE MAGIC LESSONS
I’m being evicted on false and serious accusations. I wish to report
criminal charges against my slumlord and begin civil litigation (possible