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Sundre woman loses appeal in drunken shooting death of husband

A 64-year-old Sundre woman has lost her bid for a new trial in the shooting death of her  husband during a drunken argument at their rural home four years ago. 400 more words

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Woman's appeal over husband's shooting death dismissed

CALGARY – Alberta’s top court has dismissed an appeal by a woman convicted of killing her husband while they were putting up Christmas decorations.

Heather Wilson-Duncan testified at her trial that she accidentally shot Barry Duncan in their rural home near Didsbury in 2010. 95 more words

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Supreme Court denies province's appeal in civil forfeiture case

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that returned a home used as a marijuana grow op to its owner after it was seized by the Crown. 559 more words

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Supreme Court agrees to hear Omar Khadr youth status appeal

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a federal government appeal related to Omar Khadr‘s youth status.

The case deals with a lower court ruling which held that the former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be deemed to be serving a youth sentence. 79 more words

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Alberta will not appeal court ruling that allows lawsuit over fracking

ROSEBUD, Alta. — Alberta will not appeal a court ruling that says a woman can sue the province over hydraulic fracturing she alleges has so badly contaminated her well that the water can be set on fire. 227 more words

Crown seeks new murder trial for mom found guilty of infanticide

A Calgary woman who hid three pregnancies from her boyfriend and co-workers, then trashed the newborns in a Dumpster outside her northwest Calgary apartment building, should face a new trial on two counts of second-degree murder, the Alberta Court of Appeal was told on Thursday. 704 more words

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Court backs hard line on sexual harassment

In the course of a single dinner with business associates a decade ago, a veteran executive with an Alberta oilsands company slapped one woman on the buttocks, grabbed the knee of another beneath the table, and pulled a third onto his lap. 837 more words

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