Tags » Criminal Trials

Bagnall: From initial complaint to trial – the role of the Competition Bureau

It began, as these things so often do — with a tip. Sometime in the summer of 2005 — probably in July — executives with Ridge Falls House complained to Public Works about a procurement being done on behalf of the Canada Border Services Agency. 653 more words

Local News

Charity's finance chief robbed most needy of vital support, court told

The former finance director of a charity providing housing and support for developmentally handicapped adults stole $900,000 from the charity’s coffers and in doing so deprived some of society’s most defenceless people of crucial services, an Ottawa court heard Friday. 682 more words

Local News

Blatchford: Lin Jun was alive when Luke Magnotta slashed his neck

(Warning: This column contains graphic content.)


MONTREAL — The shy Chinese student Lin Jun was alive when his neck was slashed.

It was the only ante-mortem wound, Latin for “before death,” among a legion of terrible injuries inflicted upon the slight 33-year-old. 753 more words


Mike Adiwal loses appeal of four-month sentence

A long-time gangster who pleaded guilty to assault for a 2011 incident at a Chilliwack lumber mill has lost his appeal of a four-month sentence. 374 more words

The Real Scoop

Blatchford: Unidentified man seen in video leaving Luka Magnotta's apartment apparently wobbly

MONTREAL — Police have never been able to identify or locate the man who was Luka Magnotta’s dress rehearsal.

Surveillance video of this man, who appears possibly Asian, walking into Magnotta’s apartment building — and leaving the next morning, apparently wobbly — was played for jurors at Magnotta’s ongoing criminal trial Monday. 847 more words


Michael Le struck `sweetheart' deal and wasn't believed

Red Scorpion gang founder Michael Le got a “sweetheart deal” — a murder charge against him was dropped in exchange for his testimony as a Crown witness at the Surrey Six case. 361 more words

The Real Scoop

Ottawa man charged with sexual assault with a weapon

Ottawa police charged a 46-year-old Ottawa man with one count of sexual assault with a weapon on Thursday in connection with an incident that occurred in August. 105 more words

Local News