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  • Senator Murray Sinclair speaks to Lawyers at Call to Action CLE October 31, 2019The Law Society of PEI Call to Action Committee hosted a Continuing Legal Education session on October 31st, with Senator Murray Sinclair as keynote speaker. Senator Sinclair served as a Provincial Court Judge and Superior Court Judge in Manitoba and as the Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). As head of the TRC, he participated in hundreds of hearings across Canada, culminating in the issuance of the TRC’s report in 2015.  He was appointed to the Senate in 2016.

     

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  • Model Rules to Fight Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing March 22, 2019To ensure that legal professionals are not unwittingly used by their clients in crimes involving money laundering or terrorist financing activities, all of Canada’s law societies enforce rules developed by the Federation. 

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