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Some facts and figures about Colorado’s decision to legalize marijuana

DENVER, Colo. – Colorado’s experience with marijuana legalization is being closely watched as other jurisdictions – including Canada – debate their own drug laws. The state was the first in the U.S. to…

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Ontario police release video to help find potential witnesses in 2010 murder

CALEDON, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police have released a video to try to identify two people they say could be witnesses in the unsolved murder of a central Ontario woman. Sonia…

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Is presumed custody with mother an outdated presumption?

Is presumed custody with mother an outdated presumption?

By Ron Shulman Ontario family law judges have to make important decisions about custody.  The legislated factors that go into those decisions are well-established, with the predominant one being the…



Bringing awareness to death

Bringing awareness to death

By Noah Weisberg I recently came across two vastly different approaches with respect  to increasing awareness around death.  As this is an obvious foray into estates, these activities clearly shed…

Uncertainty exists around court’s stance on duty to defend

Uncertainty exists around court’s stance on duty to defend

While the test for establishing a duty to defend has long been determined, the courts continue to reach different conclusions about what the effect of meeting the test will be,…

Lawyers to appear in court to represent ‘disadvantaged’

CALGARY – Alberta’s legal-aid lawyers are threatening to clog the courts with applications from people denied coverage to draw attention to what the lawyers say is a severely underfunded system. Ian Savage, president…

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Toronto police arrest 8, recover 23 luxury cars in early morning raids

TORONTO – Toronto police say they have recovered 23 stolen luxury cars worth more than $2 million in a series of raids carried out on Thursday. They have also arrested eight people allegedly…

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Shibley Righton’s Managing Partner, Sandra Dawe, was interviewed for an article in Just Magazine

Shibley Righton’s Managing Partner, Sandra Dawe, was interviewed for the article “Coping with Case Loss” in Just Magazine.…

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Lawyers for Lac Megantic accused want charges dropped

MONTREAL – Lawyers for two of the three men accused in the Lac-Megantic tragedy are calling for their criminal charges to be dropped. The accused are train engineer Tom Harding, railway traffic controller Richard Labrie and Jean…

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McLeish Orlando partners accept Ice Bucket Challenge

McLeish Orlando partners accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Toronto critical injury lawyers John McLeish, Dale Orlando and Patrick Brown recently accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. McLeish, Orlando and Brown are all past presidents of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. They were nominated…

Magnotta case: victim’s family wants exhibits kept from public eye during trial

MONTREAL – The family of the man allegedly murdered by Luka Rocco Magnotta is asking for certain exhibits it says are obscene to remain under wraps permanently. Lawyers are in…

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Canadian dating site for married people seeking affairs sues South Korea

TORONTO – A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations…

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Christy Clark says talk about the Constitution won’t happen at premiers meeting

CHARLOTTETOWN – British Columbia Premier Christy Clark says there’s little chance Canada’s premiers will talk about bringing Quebec into the Constitution at their annual meeting in Charlottetown. The meeting, which officially started today,…

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Bancroft area man convicted in child porn case; sentencing set for fall

BANCROFT, Ont. – A central Ontario man will be sentenced this fall after being convicted of child pornography offences following an investigation that began in the United States. Douglas Bauder, 52, of the…

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Nova Scotia pays $150,000 for tip that led to conviction in 2011 murder case

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s Justice Department says it has paid out its first cash reward under a program created eight years ago in a bid to solve cold cases.The department says…

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Parks Canada challenged in court to fold tents on lake cabin concept

JASPER, Alta. – Lawyers for two environmental groups are going to court in an attempt to quash approval by Parks Canada of 15 proposed tent cabins at a popular lake in Jasper…

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