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CHL deals resemble employer, employee contracts

CHL deals resemble employer, employee contracts

When considering all the factors, it’s difficult not to view certain Canadian Hockey League (CHL) players as employees, Toronto employment lawyer Stuart Rudner says in the Toronto Star. Class-action lawsuits…

Court sets aside RCMP commissioner’s ‘unreasonable’ decision in grievance case

OTTAWA – A federal judge has overruled the RCMP boss’s “unreasonable” decision to deny a staff sergeant’s bid for promotion because of long-discounted allegations of misconduct. In his decision, Federal Court…

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First Nation takes federal government to court over transparency law

OTTAWA – The federal government is being taken to court over a law that requires First Nations to make public their financial information. The Onion Lake Cree Nation, which straddles the Alberta-Saskatchewan…

  • The Canadian Press


Crown psychiatrist suggests it’s possible Magnotta was sane, aware during slaying

MONTREAL – A psychiatrist hired by the Crown says it is possible Luka Rocco Magnotta was sane and aware of his actions the night he killed Jun Lin. Dr. Gilles Chamberland…

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Ghomeshi moves through court process quickly

Ghomeshi moves through court process quickly

Toronto criminal lawyer Roots Gadhia says it’s important to note the “exceptionally efficient” manner in which the court process was handled for former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi when he appeared…

Jian Ghomeshi granted bail on sex assault charges

TORONTO – Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been granted bail just hours after being charged with multiple counts of sexual assault. The 47-year-old turned himself in to police earlier today and was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one…

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Man charged with murder in lobster dispute told police he intended to kill him

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. – A man accused of murdering another man at sea in a dispute over lobster told police he intended to kill Phillip Boudreau when he shot at him in…

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Dennis Oland to learn next month whether he will face trial in father’s death

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – A judge in New Brunswick will decide next month whether to commit Dennis Oland to stand trial on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of…

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Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault

Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault

TORONTO – Former radio host Jian Ghomeshi was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on Wednesday, exactly one month after he was fired from the CBC over allegations of…



NewsAlert: Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault: Toronto police

TORONTO – Former radio host Jian Ghomeshi was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on Wednesday, exactly one month after he was fired from the CBC over allegations of…

  • The Canadian Press


Tax agency discloses confidential tax info to CBC

Tax agency discloses confidential tax info to CBC

TORONTO – The Canada Revenue Agency confirmed late Tuesday that it has accidentally disclosed confidential taxpayer information to the CBC. The agency said the document was ”accidentally released” through human…

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NewsAlert:New Brunswick to scrap regulation that restricts access to abortion

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says he will scrap a contentious regulation that restricts access to abortion in the province. Gallant made the surprise announcement today in Fredericton, saying…

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Defence rests its case in Luka Magnotta trial

MONTREAL – Luka Rocco Magnotta’s defence rested at his first-degree murder trial on Tuesday without hearing from the accused, who says he should be found not criminally responsible in the…

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Thousands hold vigil in Toronto for slain Ferguson teen

TORONTO – Thousands braved freezing temperatures in Toronto on Tuesday night to hold a vigil for Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager slain by a white police officer in Ferguson,…

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Final arguments expected in Oland murder prelim

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Closing arguments are expected today at a preliminary hearing in New Brunswick for Dennis Oland, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his…

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Tax agency discloses confidential tax info to CBC

TORONTO – The Canada Revenue Agency confirmed late Tuesday that it has accidentally disclosed confidential taxpayer information to the CBC. The agency said the document was ”accidentally released” through human…

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