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Cold Lake Sun
Random drug and alcohol testing at Suncor blockedan arbitration panel’s finding that the random testing should be quashed, and o
Cold Lake Sun / Posted yesterday
an arbitration panel’s finding that the random testing should be quashed, and ordered the issue heard by a new panel. The union has filed leave to appeal this decision to the Supreme Court of Canada. A decision on leave is expected in February 2... Read more
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CTV News
Trudeau appoints Richard Wagner as Supreme Court chief justiceMontreal-born Richard Wagner, a self-proclaimed advocate of judicial independen
CTV News / Posted yesterday
Montreal-born Richard Wagner, a self-proclaimed advocate of judicial independence, as the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Wagner, 60, was called to the Quebec bar in 1980 and practised law until being appointed to the... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Trudeau appoints Supreme Court chief justicePrime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Quebec-born Justice Richard Wagner
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted yesterday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Quebec-born Justice Richard Wagner to be the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Wagner, 60, was born in Montreal and earned a law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1979. He practised... Read more
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CTV News
Wagner appointed Supreme Court chief justice-- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Quebec-born Justice Richard Wagn
CTV News / Posted yesterday
-- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Quebec-born Justice Richard Wagner to be the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Wagner, 60, was born in Montreal and earned a law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1979. He... Read more
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CBC.ca
Quebec jurist Richard Wagner named next Supreme Court chief justiceQuebec jurist Richard Wagner has been named the next chief justice of the Supre
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Quebec jurist Richard Wagner has been named the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. At 60 years old, Wagner is the senior Quebec judge on the bench. He was nominated to the high court in 2012 by former prime minister Stephen... Read more
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CTV News
Teachers wanted: B.C. in dire need of educatorsmany years." The Education Ministry couldn't say how many teachers are still n
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
many years." The Education Ministry couldn't say how many teachers are still needed across the province after a landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling last year restored smaller class sizes and composition of classes after the previous Liberal... Read more
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CBC.ca
Supreme Court to set boundaries on texting privacy todayA landmark ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada on a gun trafficking case to
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
A landmark ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada on a gun trafficking case today will establish when text messages are considered private, and when they are not. The high court will deliver two judgments on separate cases where text messages were... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Random drug and alcohol testing at Suncor blockedfinding that the random testing should be quashed, and ordered the issue heard
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 6 days ago
finding that the random testing should be quashed, and ordered the issue heard by a new panel. The union has filed leave to appeal this decision to the Supreme Court of Canada. A decision on leave is expected in February 2018. pparsons@postmedia.... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Stakes are high for the wine industryGerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Cana
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 6 days ago
Gerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Canada when he drove into Quebec to buy some cheap beer and bring it back to his New Brunswick home. Comeau got a $292.50 fine for violating New Brunswick’s Liquor Control... Read more
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Similkameen Spotlight
Stakes are high for the wine industryGerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Cana
Similkameen Spotlight / Posted 6 days ago
Gerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Canada when he drove into Quebec to buy some cheap beer and bring it back to his New Brunswick home. Comeau got a $292.50 fine for violating New Brunswick’s Liquor Control... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Stakes are high for the wine industryGerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Cana
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 6 days ago
Gerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Canada when he drove into Quebec to buy some cheap beer and bring it back to his New Brunswick home. Comeau got a $292.50 fine for violating New Brunswick’s Liquor Control... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Federal court dismisses Taseko’s judicial reviewsof its New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project, 120 kilometres southwest of Wil
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
of its New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project, 120 kilometres southwest of Williams Lake, have been dismissed by the Supreme Court of Canada. In his written decision dated Dec. 5, Supreme Court Judge Michael L. Phelan dismissed the judicial... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Stakes are high for the wine industryGerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Cana
Penticton Western News / Posted 6 days ago
Gerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Canada when he drove into Quebec to buy some cheap beer and bring it back to his New Brunswick home. Comeau got a $292.50 fine for violating New Brunswick’s Liquor Control... Read more
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Keremeos Review
Stakes are high for the wine industryGerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Cana
Keremeos Review / Posted 6 days ago
Gerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Canada when he drove into Quebec to buy some cheap beer and bring it back to his New Brunswick home. Comeau got a $292.50 fine for violating New Brunswick’s Liquor Control... Read more
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Summerland Review
Stakes are high for the wine industryGerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Cana
Summerland Review / Posted 6 days ago
Gerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Canada when he drove into Quebec to buy some cheap beer and bring it back to his New Brunswick home. Comeau got a $292.50 fine for violating New Brunswick’s Liquor Control... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Stakes are high for the wine industryGerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Cana
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 6 days ago
Gerard Comeau likely never thought he would end up in the Supreme Court of Canada when he drove into Quebec to buy some cheap beer and bring it back to his New Brunswick home. Comeau got a $292.50 fine for violating New Brunswick’s Liquor Control... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Treat marijuana like wine, Langley activist saysthe Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Caine launched the constitutional challeng
Peace Arch News / Posted 7 days ago
the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Caine launched the constitutional challenge — which made it all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada — after being arrested in White Rock with a joint that weighed 0.5 grams. Ultimately the court ruled... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Supreme Court of Canada dismisses challenge of Langley byelectionsued her in 2008 and she then counter-sued over what she said was harassment.
Aldergrove Star / Posted 7 days ago
sued her in 2008 and she then counter-sued over what she said was harassment. The case eventually went the Court of Appeal, which found for the city. Oh attempted to appeal it to the Supreme Court of Canada, but said her application was dismi... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Treat marijuana like wine, Langley activist saysthe Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Caine launched the constitutional challeng
Aldergrove Star / Posted 7 days ago
the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Caine launched the constitutional challenge — which made it all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada — after being arrested in White Rock with a joint that weighed 0.5 grams. Ultimately the court ruled... Read more
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Langley Times
Treat marijuana like wine, Langley activist saysthe Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Caine launched the constitutional challeng
Langley Times / Posted 7 days ago
the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Caine launched the constitutional challenge — which made it all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada — after being arrested in White Rock with a joint that weighed 0.5 grams. Ultimately the court ruled... Read more
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Langley Times
Supreme Court of Canada dismisses challenge of Langley byelectionsued her in 2008 and she then counter-sued over what she said was harassment.
Langley Times / Posted 7 days ago
sued her in 2008 and she then counter-sued over what she said was harassment. The case eventually went the Court of Appeal, which found for the city. Oh attempted to appeal it to the Supreme Court of Canada, but said her application was dismi... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Halifax explosion rememberedacquitted by a jury in a trial that lasted less than a day. Subsequent civil a
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 7 days ago
acquitted by a jury in a trial that lasted less than a day. Subsequent civil actions ended up through appeals going to the Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, England, where it was determined the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Websites share Toronto home data after court rules sale prices can't be kept secretwant' and then find a way to deliver on that need'- Ara Mamourian, Property.ca
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
want' and then find a way to deliver on that need'- Ara Mamourian, Property.ca TREB plans to appeal that ruling to the Supreme Court of Canada and is seeking an order to stay the decision in the meantime. TREB CEO John DiMichele argues that is... Read more
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CTV News
'Free the beer' advocate says prohibition-era rules are holding Canada backrestrained by the laws of the prohibition era,” Anglin told CTV News Channel on
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
restrained by the laws of the prohibition era,” Anglin told CTV News Channel on Tuesday. On Wednesday and Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the case of a New Brunswick man who brought 14 cases of beer and three bottles of spirits... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Shortage of on-call teachers impacts Qualicum school districtTeaching On Call (TTOCs) in the province, including at School District 69 (Qual
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 8 days ago
Teaching On Call (TTOCs) in the province, including at School District 69 (Qualicum). The shortage is a result of the 2016 Supreme Court of Canada ruling that restored union language around limiting class sizes, confirmed SD69’s assistant... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free Press - ACT’s Regular Bulletindie a comfortable death aided by palliative care. The remainder find themselves
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
die a comfortable death aided by palliative care. The remainder find themselves with tough choices.The ‘Cruel Choice’The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Carter vs. Canada that: A person facing this prospect has two options: she can take her own... Read more
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CTV News
Last man hanged in Halifax gets veteran's burial, 8 decades latermilitary service during the First World War, more than 80 years after he was ha
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
military service during the First World War, more than 80 years after he was hanged for committing murder. In 1935, the Supreme Court of Canada convicted Daniel Perry Sampson of murdering brothers Bramwell and Edwin Heffernan two years... Read more
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BBC News
Canadian takes booze battle to high courtAnglin. "I think Canadians have an innate sense of justice and they see that is
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
Anglin. "I think Canadians have an innate sense of justice and they see that is just absurd and unjust." Image caption The Supreme Court of Canada will hear Mr Comeau's case in December Most provinces set limits on the amount of alcohol a person... Read more
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BC Local News
Man found not guilty of sex assaults on South Okanagan minorthe courtroom, the boy’s mother was heard yelling “Are you f—-ing kidding me?”
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
the courtroom, the boy’s mother was heard yelling “Are you f—-ing kidding me?” In her decision, Beames made note of a 1991 Supreme Court of Canada decision, R. v. W.(D.), which set the benchmark for trials of sexual assault, in which both the... Read more
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Summerland Review
UPDATED: Man found not guilty of sex assaults on South Okanagan minorthe courtroom, the boy’s mother was heard yelling “Are you f—-ing kidding me?”
Summerland Review / Posted 9 days ago
the courtroom, the boy’s mother was heard yelling “Are you f—-ing kidding me?” In her decision, Beames made note of a 1991 Supreme Court of Canada decision, R. v. W.(D.), which set the benchmark for trials of sexual assault, in which both the... Read more
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CTV News
Supreme Court to hear bid to reopen lopsided Churchill Falls hydro dealST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- The Supreme Court of Canada will be asked Tuesday to reopen
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- The Supreme Court of Canada will be asked Tuesday to reopen a lopsided 1969 hydro deal that has so far generated $28 billion for Hydro-Quebec, versus about $2 billion for Newfoundland and Labrador. Lawyer Doug Mitchell will argue... Read more
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CTV News
Court rules against injured vets in fight for pensionsto consult with them to determine their next course of action. One possible st
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
to consult with them to determine their next course of action. One possible step would be to try to bring the issue to the Supreme Court of Canada. While Monday's ruling represents a win for the federal government, it could actually represent a... Read more
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CBC.ca
B.C. court rules against injured veterans in fight for disability pensionsto consult with them to determine their next course of action. One possible st
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
to consult with them to determine their next course of action. One possible step would be to try to bring the issue to the Supreme Court of Canada. While Monday's ruling represents a win for the federal government, it could actually represent a... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. court rules against injured veterans in fight for disability pensionsgovernment appealed the lower court's decision. Don Sorochan, the lawyer repre
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
government appealed the lower court's decision. Don Sorochan, the lawyer representing the veterans, says he will have to consult with his clients to determine whether they want to try to take the matter all the way to the Supreme Court of... Read more
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Langley Times
Trinity Western University ‘optimistic’ after court hearingthat supports the freedom of all faith groups and other minorities in Canada” f
Langley Times / Posted 9 days ago
that supports the freedom of all faith groups and other minorities in Canada” following two days of legal arguments at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa concerning a proposed faith-based law school at the Langley campus. The case involved two... Read more
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CBC.ca
Controversy over TWU's law school should not be framed as religious freedoms vs. LGBT rightsto sign similar policies, whereby people are called to abstain from sexual inti
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
to sign similar policies, whereby people are called to abstain from sexual intimacy outside of heterosexual marriage. The Supreme Court of Canada is currently hearing arguments on whether law societies in Ontario and B.C. can withhold... Read more
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CBC.ca
Too many people prosecuted for not revealing HIV-status to sex partners, report saysit is seen as a factor in a partner giving consent. The law does not require d
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
it is seen as a factor in a partner giving consent. The law does not require disclosure of HIV in every case. A 2012 Supreme Court of Canada decision ruled that criminal law imposes a duty to disclose HIV positive status before sexual... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 11 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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Similkameen Spotlight
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Similkameen Spotlight / Posted 11 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 12 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Penticton Western News / Posted 12 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 12 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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Keremeos Review
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Keremeos Review / Posted 12 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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Summerland Review
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Summerland Review / Posted 12 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Pentictontakes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 12 days ago
takes on the trial and the pending verdict, they both relied on a single piece of case law, known as R. v. W.(D.), a Supreme Court of Canada decision considered the benchmark for sexual assault cases relying largely on contradictory... Read more
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CBC.ca
Appeal court rules against Toronto Real Estate Board in dispute over keeping housing sales data privateend to the dispute that dates back years, however. TREB now has 60 days to seek
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
end to the dispute that dates back years, however. TREB now has 60 days to seek leave to appeal its case all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada. In a statement to CBC News, TREB says that's exactly what it plans to do. "TREB disagrees with the... Read more
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CTV News
SCC rules against Yukon government in watershed protection caseYukon First Nations and environmentalists are celebrating a Supreme Court of Ca
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
Yukon First Nations and environmentalists are celebrating a Supreme Court of Canada ruling they say will protect the environment and wildlife in a vast and largely untouched region of northern Yukon, as well as First Nations land use rights enshrined... Read more
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CTV News
Top court overturns ruling on Yukon land planThe Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against the Yukon government, ending a fi
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against the Yukon government, ending a five-year legal battle between the Yukon government and a coalition of First Nation and environmental groups over protection for a large watershed in northern Yukon. The... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Conduct not becoming of the honour of the Crown': Canada's top court overturns ruling on Yukon's land planThe Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of Yukon First Nations in their
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of Yukon First Nations in their fight to protect the Peel watershed region, rolling back years of planning and returning the parties to an earlier stage in the planning process. The unanimous ruling... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Freedom of Religion Trumps Culturewas a series of US cases over the flag salute and pledge of allegiance in the 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
was a series of US cases over the flag salute and pledge of allegiance in the 1930s and 1940s, while judgment was reserved earlier this month in another major case involving Jehovah's Witnesses, this time heard by the Supreme Cour... Read more
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