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Two Regina manufacturing companies fined for not paying employees overtime

REGINA – Two Regina manufacturing companies have been fined more than $11,000 for not providing payroll records in an overtime dispute. Cabtec Manufacturing and Precision Wood Products pleaded guilty earlier this…

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Sentencing for former Ontario MP Dean Del Mastro postponed to January

LINDSAY, Ont. – A sentencing hearing for former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has been postponed until Jan. 27, but questions remain about the next steps in the disgraced politician’s legal…

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Two charged after police say illegal poker tournament raided in Oshawa

OSHAWA, Ont. – Two people have been charged with operating a gaming house after police say an illegal poker tournament was raided in Oshawa. Durham regional police say the raid came…

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Halifax jail staff who wrongly released man will be disciplined, says minister

HALIFAX – Disciplinary action will be taken against staff at a Halifax jail after a man facing charges including attempted murder was mistakenly released from custody earlier this month, Nova…

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OPP kicks off annual RIDE campaign to crack down on drug, booze impaired driving

AURORA, Ont. – Provincial police say the number of impaired driving charges they’ve laid over the first nine months of this year is down about 17 per cent from the same…

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Canadian mining company Nevsun says allegations of human rights abuses unfounded

VANCOUVER – A Vancouver-based mining company says allegations of human rights violations at the Bisha open pit mine in northeastern Africa are unfounded and it will defend itself from a civil…

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Intelligence agency’s case disclosures rise in fight against terror, dirty cash

OTTAWA – New figures show Canada’s financial sleuthing agency disclosed more than 1,000 pieces of intelligence to police and security agencies last year. The Ottawa-based Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis…

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Interim child support and income derived through dividends

Interim child support and income derived through dividends

Rawluk-Harness v Harness, 2014 ONSC 2531: This case deals with the issue of interim child support and income derived through dividends. The parties were married in 1994 and separated in…



Small businesses to benefit from temporary reduction in EI premiums

Small  businesses to benefit from temporary reduction in EI premiums

By David Rotfleisch Federal government recently announced that medium-sized and small Canadian businesses can pay a lower employer EI premium starting Jan. 1 2015. What the Minister of Finance announced…



In employee lottery pools, small details matter

In employee lottery pools, small details matter

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) should dedicate more of its resources to advertising group play rules to help ensure friendly lotto pools don’t turn ugly, says Toronto lawyer…

Energy board approves 10 per cent hike in Ontario Power Generation base rates

TORONTO – Ontario Power Generation has been given approval by the province’s energy regulator for a 10 per cent increase in the rate it is paid for electricity. The Ontario Energy…

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Arbitrator won’t hear union Charter arguments against Nova Scotia health law

HALIFAX – An arbitrator won’t hear constitutional arguments from a Nova Scotia public sector union that is fighting a provincial law to shrink the number of bargaining units for health…

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Ethics boss clears Shelly Glover on conflict complaint, suggests tighter rules

OTTAWA – The federal ethics commissioner says Heritage Minister Shelly Glover didn’t breach the conflict of interest law in connection with a fundraiser early this year. But Mary Dawson says…

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Mystery of missing Hamilton man solved 30 years later using DNA evidence

HAMILTON – Police say DNA testing has helped them crack a cold case involving a Hamilton man who disappeared 30 years ago. David Nixon was 24 years old when he…

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Jail sentence ‘fair and just’ in robocall case

Jail sentence ‘fair and just’ in robocall case

Interfering with an individual’s right to vote is an attack on the democratic process itself and therefore merits jail time as a deterrent, says Toronto criminal lawyer Marcy Segal. “Here’s an example…

Magnotta jury puts questions to witness on Day 33 of first degree murder trial

MONTREAL – Jurors at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s first-degree murder trial sought clarification on various issues Thursday as they asked questions of a witness for the first time in 33 days oftestimony.…

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