OTTAWA – Following another contested Conservative judicial appointment for Quebec, the province’s justice minister is now asking its top court to clarify the Constitutional rules for appointing judges. 273 more words
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper is giving no indication he’ll apologize for his treatment of Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin even though an international panel of jurists said he needed to do just that for intruding on the “independence” and “integrity” of Canada’s judiciary. 910 more words
A tight-fitting bearing on one of Canada’s warships ended up costing taxpayers $685,000.
In October 2012, Royal Canadian Navy officers trying to deal with excessive noise generated by HMCS Toronto at first thought the source was a device called a stern flap, the Citizen reported earlier this week. 359 more words
The noise generated by one of Canada’s frigates was so excessive that navy officers worried for a time that it had become more vulnerable to torpedoes and other weapons that home in on sound, according to a military report obtained by the Citizen. 584 more words