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Bench Press: Unprecedented Sentence of 75 Years

Justin Bourque, the 24-year-old Moncton man who gunned down three RCMP officers this spring has been sentenced to a 75-year prison sentence. He will not be eligible for parole until he is 99 years old. 154 more words


Bench Press: Reining on the Parade

The Calgary Stampede Authority and the Street Church Evangelism Ministries International Foundation (Street Church) have been clashing for years over the Church’s participation in the Calgary Stampede parade. 215 more words


Bench Press: Who Calls the Shots on Treatment Orders?

A judge issued a treatment order for an accused in a psychotic state. The Crown indicated that a bed in one hospital would be available in six days.  323 more words


Nov/Dec Issue of LawNow: Vulnerable Families

Featured Articles: Vulnerable Families

When families face troubled times, the law can guide and help.

The Calculation of Child Support: A Basic Guideline
Mark G. Jones… 159 more words


Bench Press: Records from Residential Schools

An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge has ruled on the question of what should happen to the historical records created by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that examined the Indian Residential Schools. 213 more words