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Blatchford: Appeals in Bandidos case underline concerns about complexity of court

Think back, think waaaaay back, which is to say to Sept. 9 of this year.

George Strathy, having just been sworn in as the new chief justice for Ontario, was making his first speech at the annual opening of the courts, a formal occasion where the judges of all three levels of court, and many other people in the system, get together. 892 more words


Shooting trial witness admits 'I'm a criminal' but scoffs at suggestion he did shooting

The Crown’s key witness in a gangland shooting trial admitted Thursday that he had lied numerous times while giving evidence but laughed at a defence suggestion that he and not the man he is accusing was the shooter. 588 more words

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Police seek 'person of interest' in alleged ‘granny scam’

Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help with a man involved in a “Granny Scam” last month.

On Aug. 7, the suspect drove an elderly man to a bank to take out money. 101 more words

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Ottawa woman charged in back-to-back bank robberies

A 43-year-old Ottawa woman is expected to appear in court Thursday in connection to back-to-back bank robberies in the city this week.

Laura Chrétien is charged with two counts each of robbery and wearing a disguise. 120 more words

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Gang conflict leads to Molotov Cocktail attacks, VPD says

Vancouver police are investigating a series of targeted arsons believed to be linked to an on-going gang conflict on the city’s south slope.
Const. Brian Montague said Wednesday that there have been three arsons since Sept. 441 more words

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Calypso Water Park pleads not guilty to safety violations

Calypso Water Park’s trial on alleged safety violations began Wednesday with a not guilty plea and accusations that prosecutors were trying to sensationalize the proceedings by needlessly calling injured water slide riders to testify. 720 more words

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Man arrested following indecent exposure reports

A 62-year-old man has been arrested in connection with several reports of a naked man spotted on a popular Perth walking path.

Douglas James Jackson of Perth is charged with two counts of breach ofprobation. 46 more words

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