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Newfoundland judge dismisses moose vehicle collision class action lawsuit

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – A judge in Newfoundland and Labrador has dismissed a class-action lawsuit that claimed the provincial government was negligent by failing to do enough to protect drivers…

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Final juror selected for Luka Rocco Magnotta murder trial

MONTREAL – Jury selection is complete at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s murder trial after a second alternate juror was picked this afternoon. The man works as an auditor at an accounting firm. Earlier today, a female geologist…

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Man, 70, wanted in shooting death of Ontario businessman: police

VAUGHAN, Ont. – A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 70-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of a Toronto-area businessman while he was horseback…

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$4.5M sunk into failed court modernization project in Ontario

TORONTO – The Ontario government admits that $4.5 million was lost due to its decision to scrap a failed project aimed at modernizing the province’s antiquated court records system. The Court…

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Quebec secessionists urge Scottish counterparts to ensure London keeps promises

MONTREAL – Prominent Quebec sovereigntists say they hope pro-independence Scots fight to ensure London delivers on its referendum-campaign promises of new powers for Scotland. Otherwise, they fear the Scottish Yes camp…

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Calgary soldier convicted in fatal training accident wins appeal

CALGARY – Calgary soldier convicted for his part in a deadly training accident in Afghanistan has won his appeal. The Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada has entered a finding of not guilty on Lieut. Darryl Watts’s conviction for negligent performance of…

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Juror No. 14 selected in Magnotta first degree murder trial

MONTREAL – Another juror has been chosen to hear evidence at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s murder trial, bringing to 14 the number picked so far. The selection this morning of a…

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Juror No. 13 selected in Magnotta first degree murder trial

MONTREAL – Another juror has been chosen to hear evidence at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s murder trial, bringing to 13 the number picked so far. The selection of the female translator…

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Twelve jurors selected in Magnotta trial: four more to go

MONTREAL – A dozen jurors have been selected to hear evidence at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s murder trial, leaving just four more spots to fill before the long-anticipated proceedings can get…

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Fogelman listed in Best Lawyers guide

Fogelman listed in Best Lawyers guide

Toronto family lawyer Herschel Fogelman, partner with Basman Smith LLP, has been recognized in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada for his expertise in family law. Called to…

Factors to consider in spousal support applications

Factors to consider in spousal support applications

A recent Superior Court of Justice decision highlights the fact that even under well-intentioned circumstances, spousal support may not be awarded, says Oakville family lawyer and mediator Cathryn Paul. In Munaki v.…

Tyson allowed into Canada; other stars with shorter rap sheets not so lucky

OTTAWA – Questions are being raised about how boxer Mike Tyson, a multiple convicted felon, was allowed into Canada last week. The former heavyweight champion visited Toronto to promote his one-man…

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SCC appointments a key concern for all Canadians

SCC appointments a key concern for all Canadians

As members of  the legal community raise alarm bells about Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s power to reshape the Supreme Court in secret, Toronto class-action lawyer Kirk Baert says it’s critical for all…

Ten jurors selected so far in Magnotta first degree murder trial

MONTREAL – Another woman has been selected to hear evidence at Luka Rocco Magnotta’s first-degree murder trial, bringing to 10 the number of jurors picked so far. The woman is a university employee. Earlier today,…

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Lawyers in orphanage abuse settlement must justify $6.6M legal fees: judge

HALIFAX – A judge has asked a law firm seeking $6.6 million in legal fees to provide proof of the hours its staff put in to win a settlement for…

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Latimer’s travel restrictions overturned by Federal Court

VANCOUVER –  A Federal Court judge has overturned a parole board condition that bars Robert Latimer from travelling freely outside Canada without pre-approval. In a ruling released Tuesday, Judge Michael…

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