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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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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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Former top court judge to release report on use of lethal force by Toronto police

TORONTO – A former Supreme Court of Canada justice is to release a report today from his investigation into the use of lethal force by Toronto police.The probe by Frank Iacobucci…

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Hefty fine and restitution ordered in staged collision probe

TORONTO – The Ontario Court of Justice has found a Toronto rehab clinic guilty of participating in staged auto collisions and ordered it to pay $200,000 in fines. The Financial…

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Restrictions on transporting firearms to be eased under federal proposal

OTTAWA – The Conservative government is proposing new legislation that would ease restrictions on transporting firearms, make firearms-safety courses mandatory for first-time gun owners and prevent people convicted of spousal…

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As modes of communication evolve, issues can arise

As modes of communication evolve, issues can arise

As communication methods like text message and email continue to gain popularity over traditional telephone or face-to-face conversations, it’s important for lawyers to understand how such practices will be treated by…

Marijuana detector comes with roadblocks

Marijuana detector comes with roadblocks

By Theo Sarantis Cases of impaired driving caused by a drug are difficult to prove at trial and can be even tougher for a police officer to stickhandle at the side of…



Hefty fine and restitution ordered in Toronto staged collision probe

TORONTO – The Ontario Court of Justice has found a Toronto rehab clinic guilty of participating in staged auto collisions and ordered it to pay $200,000 in fines. The Financial Services Commission of Ontario says the court also…

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Opposition balks at PMO resistance to Harper testifying at Duffy trial

OTTAWA – The opposition says it is startled by the insistence by the Prime Minister’s Office that there’s little chance Stephen Harper will have to testify at Sen. Mike Duffy’s criminal trial. “It’s remarkable that…

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Lethal force report sparked by Toronto police killing of teen out Thursday

A former Supreme Court of Canada justice reports Thursday on his investigation into the use of lethal force by Toronto police sparked by the killing of a disturbed teenager on an empty streetcar last summer.Frank…

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Almost 70 per cent of Manitobans in custody haven’t been convicted: report

WINNIPEG – Manitoba has the highest number of people behind bars who haven’t been convicted of a crime.That’s according to a new report from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the John…

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Now that Duffy is charged, ethics commissioner should investigate, says Regan

OTTAWA – The Liberals are calling on the federal ethics watchdog to re-start her investigation into the Senate expense scandal.MP Geoff Regan has written to Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson saying it’s time…

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Fewer crimes being committed, and they are less severe, say number crunchers

OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says the number of crimes committed was lower last year, but so was the severity of those criminal acts.The agency says the police-reported Crime Severity Index fell…

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