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Average Hourly Divorce Attorney Rate By Region [Infographic]

One of the biggest factors that contributes to the high cost of divorce is the hourly rate attorneys typically charge. Hourly rates can vary quite dramatically depending on many different factors, including the size and prestige of the law firm … Continue reading

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York Region Open for (Retail) Business on Public Holidays

Businesses and shoppers in York Region may rejoice, but retail workers maybe not so much. On November 16, 2017 the Regional Municipality of York passed the controversial Holiday Shopping Bylaw (“Bylaw”), which permits retail businesses in York Region to remain … Continue reading

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UN calls for end to fighting in disputed Sudan Kordofan region

[JURIST] UN Officials and the UN Security Council [official website] on Monday called for an end to fighting [press release] in the Southern Kordofan area of Sudan [BBC backgrounder]. Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for UN Office of the High Commissioner … Continue reading

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UN Security Council demands removal of Sudan troops from disputed region

[JURIST] The UN Security Council [official website] on Friday released a statement [text] demanding the removal of Sudanese troops from Abyei, the disputed oil-producing region between North and South Sudan. Sudanese troops invaded Abyei in May and have occupied the … Continue reading

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REGION: Illegal immigrants caught at sea to face tougher penalties

REGION: Illegal immigrants caught at sea to face tougher penalties In an attempt to discourage illegal immigrants from coming into the country by sea —- often on overloaded, unsafe boats —- federal authorities say those who get caught will face … Continue reading

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