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Judge orders Ezra Levant to pay lawyer $80K in defamation suit

Judge orders Ezra Levant to pay lawyer $80K in defamation suit

TORONTO – An Ontario judge who heard a defamation lawsuit against Sun News Network host Ezra Levant ruled Thursday that the controversial media personality libelled a Saskatchewan lawyer in a…



Court appearance for Calgary brothers accused in attack on teen at bus stop

CALGARY – It was a brief court appearance for two brothers accused in an attack on a 17-year-old girl in Calgary earlier this month. Corey Manyshots, who is 25, and Cody…

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Man finally freed a decade after wrongful first degree murder conviction

TORONTO – A man convicted of first-degree murder more than a decade ago was finally exonerated Friday after the Crown announced it would not prosecute him again. The decision comes a…

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Canadian Forces member facing drug charges to appear for pretrial in January

BELLEVILLE, Ont. – A pretrial will be held in the new year for a man charged with drug offences in the Trenton area while he was a member of the Canadian…

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Ontario’s children and youth advocate wants more powers to investigate

TORONTO – Ontario’s children and youth advocate says the Liberal government refuses to give him access to the information he needs to better protect kids at risk. Irwin Elman says he’s…

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Manitoba government counters wrongful conviction lawsuit filed by Kyle Unger

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba attorney general’s office has responded to a $14.5-million lawsuit filed by Kyle Unger, who spent 14 years in prison for murder before being cleared. A statement of…

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No immediate decision on convicted robocaller Michael Sona’s bid for bail

TORONTO – The former Conservative staffer convicted in the 2011 robocalls scandal will have to spend another few days in jail before learning if he’ll be granted bail pending an appeal…

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Lawyer suspended for disclosing client’s confidential info to media

VANCOUVER – Disclosing a client’s confidential information during a media interview has resulted in a Vancouver Island lawyer being suspended for professional misconduct. The Law Society of B.C. says Jennifer…

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Bell, Telus face class actions over rounding up calls to next full minute

TORONTO – An Ontario court has certified class action lawsuits against Telus (TSX:T) and Bell (TSX:BCE) over the practice of rounding up calls to the next full minute. Lawyers for…

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Straying from guidelines works best for equal parents

Straying from guidelines works best for equal parents

When deviating from the Federal Child Support Guidelines, parties must ensure there are no significant variations in the children’s standard of living between each parent’s household, as such gaps can…

One of the key ingredients to success for shorthand reporters

One of the key ingredients to success for shorthand reporters

By Kimberley Neeson Recently at our provincial court reporting association’s annual general meeting, a member stood up to say that our association should embrace and consider those shorthand reporters with…



Aboriginal Affairs publishes list of First Nations that flouted transparency law

OTTAWA – The federal government has published a list of First Nations that have not complied with a law that requires them to post their financial information online. First Nations…

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Civil contempt charges dropped against dozens of B.C. anti pipeline protesters

VANCOUVER – A B.C. Supreme Court judge has dropped civil contempt charges against dozens of protesters who were arrested at an anti-pipeline protest near Vancouver. The order came Thursday after…

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Prime minister appoints Quebec lawyer to Supreme Court

Prime minister appoints Quebec lawyer to Supreme Court

OTTAWA – An experienced Quebec trial lawyer has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the bench of the Supreme Court of Canada. Suzanne Cote, who has been a member of…



Supreme Court agrees to hear pair of cases dealing with impaired driving

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a pair of cases involving drivers stopped by police at roadside checks. One of the cases involves a British Columbia…

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Judges can’t lift child porn publication bans

Judges can’t lift child porn publication bans

While compelling arguments could be made to lift a publication ban that protects the identity of a teenage girl who is at the heart of a child pornography case, the fact…

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