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Windsor lawyer found guilty of professional misconduct

A Windsor lawyer has been ordered to surrender his licence to practice law or have it revoked after a Law Society of Upper Canada panel found he misled his clients, in one case saying a lawsuit had settled when it hadn’t and having the person sign fake documents. 225 more words


Blatchford: Canadian Bar Association takes aim at Judge Lori Douglas inquiry

The Canadian Judicial Council inquiry into the conduct of Manitoba Associate Chief Justice Lori Douglas was little more than a disgraceful schmozzle.

And the group now saying that, albeit in careful lawyerly language, is none other than the Canadian Bar Association, the national body which represents 37,500 lawyers, law teachers and students across the country. 936 more words


Another shooting wounds Ottawa man in leg

The fourth incident of a man being shot in the leg in as many weeks is leaving some residents of a community housing complex that is no stranger to violence wondering where those intent on committing crimes will draw the line. 329 more words

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'I stand here in total shame,' says 77-year-old jailed for sex crime

An Ottawa judge sentenced a 77-year-old ailing Quebec man to 30 months in jail Monday after rejecting his last-minute admission of “regret” for committing sexual offences against a 12-year-old boy three decades ago. 351 more words

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Cheque scam nets Ottawa man two-year conditional sentence

A former Canada Revenue Agency bureaucrat narrowly escaped jail Monday for his involvement in a fraudulent cheque scam that bilked the TD Canada Trust bank out of $100,000. 329 more words

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Preliminary hearing starts in Halifax for pair charged in Loretta Saunders murder

HALIFAX — A publication ban has been ordered on evidence presented at the preliminary hearing in Halifax for two people charged in the death of Loretta Saunders. 145 more words


Maher: Final act of the Mike Duffy mess looks unpleasant for the prime minister

In December, 2012, when my Postmedia News colleague Glen McGregor did the first story about Mike Duffy’s housing expenses, he interviewed Conservative Sen. David Tkachuk who said there was no reason for Duffy not to claim expenses for his Ottawa home. 819 more words