Caroline Wawzonek, Author at LawNow Magazine

About Caroline Wawzonek

Caroline Wawzonek is a lawyer practising with the firm of Dragon Toner in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Understanding the Criminal Trial Process

Some 20 years ago, a sexual offender broke into a series of homes in downtown Vancouver. Several of the victims visually identified Ivan Henry as the perpetrator based on an in-person line up, a photographic line up or when he was sitting as the accused in court. Given the similarities between the cases, Henry was […]

Authors:

Caroline Wawzonek
Caroline Wawzonek is a lawyer practising with the firm of Dragon Toner in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
 

First Nations Financial Transparency Act

Media outlets lined up like kids on Christmas morning when the Transparency Act’s first public reporting came due. Newspapers across Canada analyzed the online information about the salaries, bonuses, honorariums and travel expenses received by the leaders of First Nations communities. What the Act reveals may surprise many. The First Nations Financial Transparency Act is […]

Authors:

Caroline Wawzonek
Caroline Wawzonek is a lawyer practising with the firm of Dragon Toner in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
 

Lessons from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Antoine was mid-40s, tall and lean with shoulder length black hair. I met him in jail to prepare his sentencing for stealing lotto tickets from a corner store and many breaches of his release condition not to drink. He had never served federal time but had spent more than half of his past 20 years […]

Authors:

Caroline Wawzonek
Caroline Wawzonek is a lawyer practising with the firm of Dragon Toner in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
 


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