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Judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers

TORONTO – An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by telecommunication giants Telus and Rogers after police requested them to release cellphone information about…

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Omar Khadr’s lawyers in U.S. threatened over release of court documents

TORONTO – A U.S. military commission court is threatening to strip the security clearance from Omar Khadr’s Pentagon-appointed lawyers as part of what they call an unconstitutional attempt to keep…

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Prominent international legal group raps Harper over Supreme Court feud

TORONTO – An international group of judges and lawyers is condemning Prime Minister Stephen Harper for unfairly criticizing the chief justice of the Supreme Court. The International Commission of Jurists…

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Settlement reached in key dispute in Nortel bankruptcy case

TORONTO – A last-minute settlement was reached Thursday in a key dispute in the Nortel Networks Ltd. bankruptcy case _ over how much interest should be paid on Nortel’s outstanding bonds, according…

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UN demands release of man detained over immigration violations

TORONTO – A United Nations human rights monitoring group is calling for the immediate release of a man who has been languishing in a Canadian jail for more than eight…

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Online site launched to raise cash for legal battles against Northern Gateway

VANCOUVER – British Columbia First Nations and environmental groups are launching a fundraising campaign for the coming legal battle against the Northern Gateway pipeline. Sierra Club BC, in partnership with…

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Scotiabank settles in overtime case with retail branch workers

TORONTO – Scotiabank (TSX:BNS) has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit seeking unpaid overtime with some of its retail branch bank employees. Details of the settlement weren’t made public by…

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Mastering the art of the killer cross

Mastering the art of the killer cross

Toronto criminal lawyer John Rosen has defended some of Canada’s highest-profile murder cases and, when it comes to cross-examining witnesses, he has a particular reputation for being skilled and tenacious.…

What happens when family law disputes go abroad?

What happens when family law disputes go abroad?

By Rick Peticca Given that it’s the summer travel season, it brings to mind the question of how family law disputes are dealt with when one party has moved to…



Implement police training before Tasers, body cams

Implement police training before Tasers, body cams

By Jacob Stilman It seems that in the past decade or so the number of incidents of lethal force being used by police on individuals experiencing an acute mental health…



Hersi gets 10 years for planning to join Somali terror group

TORONTO – A court in Brampton has sentenced a man who planned to join a terrorist group in Somalia to 10 years in prison. Mohamed Hassan Hersi, 28, of Toronto, was found guilty in May…

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Settlement in Scotiabank overtime case involving retail branch workers

TORONTO _ Scotiabank (TSX:BNS) has agreed to settle an overtime class action lawsuit involving some of its retail branch bank employees. Details of the settlement weren’t made public by the bank and are subject to court approval.…

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Harnett: use of force recommendations “fantastic”

Harnett: use of force recommendations “fantastic”

TORONTO – A report by a former Supreme Court of Canada justice into the use of lethal force by Toronto police has made 84 sweeping recommendations which, if implemented, would…



Small financial risks with joining class action lawsuits, but cases can drag on

TORONTO – Lee Kennedy was left homeless in 2008 after a transformer exploded in the underground parking garage of his Toronto apartment building.When he was finally allowed to return home six weeks…

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Concert supports mental health programs

Concert supports mental health programs

Toronto-area estates litigation lawyer Charles Ticker’s ’60s and ’70s rock band is slated to perform at an upcoming charity event supporting an initiative raising funds to support mental health programs.…

Report released on Toronto police use of lethal force

TORONTO – A report by a former Supreme Court of Canada justice into the use of lethal force by Toronto police has made 84 sweeping recommendations which, if implemented, would mean far more training and support…

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