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High court rules in child porn consent case

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a new trial in the case of two Edmonton men who made child pornography after videotaping two 14-year-old girls performing sex acts. 479 more words


'A great day for justice:' Omar Khadr free on bail after 13 years in prison

WATCH ABOVE:  After nearly 13 years behind bars, Omar Khadr spoke to the media where he said ‘freedom is way better than I thought.’

EDMONTON – “Mr. 906 more words


Alberta man to be retried on charges of sexually abusing three children, including his daughter

An Alberta man who was cleared of sexually abusing three children — his biological daughter and two stepdaughters — is to be retried on the same charges because the trial judge wrongly assumed the girls probably would have told someone immediately, rather than keep it secret for years. 749 more words


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