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Drunk driver who killed motorcyclist appeals six-year sentence

The lawyer representing a Calgary man who killed a motorcyclist while driving drunk appeared in front of the Alberta Court of Appeal on Tuesday, arguing for a reduction of his client’s six-year prison sentence. 404 more words

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Appeal court upholds sentence for church counsellor who sexually abused boys

The province’s highest court has upheld a 14-year prison sentence for a man who used his position as a counsellor for two church youth groups to sexually abuse six boys and amass one of the largest collections of child pornography ever found in Canada. 345 more words

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Calvalley insider trading charges dismissed by ASC panel

An Alberta Securities Commission panel has dismissed allegations of illegal insider trading against Calvalley Petroleum Inc. of Calgary and three employees but found chief executive Edmund Shimoon was guilty of making an untrue statement during the investigation. 237 more words


Editorial: Bail for Omar Khadr makes safety sense

The mere mention of the name Omar Khadr makes Canadians hot under the collar.

A majority believe he is an irredeemable terrorist who should be left to rot in prison. 528 more words


Judge's increased sentence in fatal drunk driving crash upheld on appeal

A trial judge was more than justified in rejecting a two-year joint submission by counsel for a driver who struck three vehicles, killing one person and injuring another, while driving at high speed down the wrong side of the road, the province’s top court has ruled. 571 more words

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Elaborate courthouse suicide attempt doesn't reveal need for tighter security, says Alberta Justice

Calgary Courts Centre officials say a woman’s ability to stash razor blades throughout the building as part of a planned suicide attempt doesn’t mean security needs to be tightened. 542 more words

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Mom accused of killing daughter to face new trial

CALGARY- A mother accused of strangling her teenage daughter is to face a new trial.

The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned an October 2013 ruling that found that Aset Magomadova was too ill from cancer to face another second-degree murder trial. 370 more words