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Closing arguments begin in case of feds paying less for aboriginal kids in care

OTTAWA – The First Nations advocate who has been fighting the federal government for nearly a decade over how much money it spends on child welfare says she hopes her…

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Canada urged to cancel Ebola vaccine licence, transfer rights to bigger company

TORONTO – A prominent law professor is urging the federal government to terminate an American company’s licence for a Canadian-made Ebola vaccine. The company, NewLink Genetics, doesn’t have the capacity to develop…

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Canada wins a round in ongoing trade battle with U.S. over meat labelling laws

Canada has won a battle in an ongoing trade dispute with the United States over meat-labelling laws that have hurt the beef and pork industries. The World Trade Organization released a ruling Monday…

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Magnotta murder trial hears from Harper’s deputy chief of staff

MONTREAL – Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s deputy chief of staff testified at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s first-degree murder trial on Monday about the day her office received a parcel containing the…

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Drunk driving charge laid after London cyclist struck and critically injured

LONDON, Ont. – A woman is facing a drunk-driving charge after a crash in London, Ont., sent a cyclist to hospital in critical condition. Police say the 25-year-old female cyclist was…

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Charges laid after bird kill in flare at New Brunswick’s Canaport LNG facility

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Charges have been laid against the Canaport liquefied natural gas facility in New Brunswick after thousands of birds died last year when they flew into a…

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Harper cites spectre of long-dead gun registry, fears back door resurrection

SAULT STE. MARIE – He says he doesn’t want to sound paranoid, but Prime Minister Stephen Harper is concerned his own federal bureaucracy is trying to bring back the long…

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Low profile intel agency follows the money to militants fighting overseas

OTTAWA – Canada’s financial intelligence agency says it is actively helping police and spies follow the money flowing into the coffers of Islamic extremists fighting overseas. The Ottawa-based Financial Transactions…

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Scher to appear at HR law conference

Scher to appear at HR law conference

Toronto human rights and constitutional lawyer Hugh Scher is slated to appear at this year’s Human Resources Professionals Association HR Law Conference to shed light on employee termination during workplace…

Concept of new dispute resolution system falls short

Concept of new dispute resolution system falls short

While government efforts to search for efficiencies in an attempt to reduce insurance rates should be applauded, its concept of a new dispute resolution system missed the mark, Toronto critical…

Class action plaintiffs can obtain wiretap evidence

Class action plaintiffs can obtain wiretap evidence

By Michael Osborne Class action plaintiffs can obtain court-ordered disclosure of wiretap evidence obtained by the Competition Bureau, Canada’s Supreme Court held today in Imperial Oil v Jacques. This decision will…

No deal on legal aid funding at federal provincial justice ministers meeting

BANFF, Alta. – Federal, provincial and territorial justice ministers were unable to reach a deal in meetings this week on increased funding from Ottawa for legal aid. The issue was…

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Segal delivers speech to fellow ‘Distinctive Women’

Segal delivers speech to fellow ‘Distinctive Women’

Named as one of Canada’s Distinctive Women, Toronto criminal lawyer Marcy Segal spoke of the importance of women achieving their full potential at an event recognizing all those named in…

Luka Rocco Magnotta’s murder trial hears from Karla Homolka’s sister

MONTREAL – Luka Rocco Magnotta’s murder trial has heard from the sister of Karla Homolka. Logan Valentini testified today she doesn’t know Magnotta and did not send a package to…

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Judge reserves decision in robocalls sentencing; Sona to learn fate Nov. 19

GUELPH, Ont. – Michael Sona will have to wait another few weeks before learning whether he’ll face jail time for his role in the 2011 robocalls scandal. The Crown has asked…

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Chief has asked Crown if officers should face charges in Tina Fontaine probe

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg’s police chief says he has asked the Crown whether charges are warranted against two officers who didn’t take a missing 15-year-old girl into custody shortly before her…

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