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    Notes from the Supreme Court: Affirming the Territorial ‘Crown’ Relationship

    In the March 2000 edition of Policy Options magazine, I published a short piece entitled “There is a northern Crown”.  That article reflected on a 1999 judgment from the Northwest Territories Supreme Court in the case of Donald Morin v. Anne Crawford, Conflict of Interest Commissioner for the Northwest Territories (sub nom. Morin v. Crawford).  Justice Vertes’ decision reflected on the nature and character of territorial governments and comparisons to sub-national bodies in Canada, otherwise known as provinces. 

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