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Braid: Alberta farm workers win the long struggle for basic rights

Many Alberta employees were granted the right to workers’ compensation in 1918. Alberta farm workers will finally get that right on Jan. 1, 2016.

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Editorial: Judge's remarks troubling

A former Calgary provincial court judge who now sits on the Federal Court in Ottawa has apologized for distasteful comments he made during a sexual assault trial, but thankfully, the matter isn’t closed yet. 410 more words


Top court to rule on access czar's powers

The country’s top court will hear a case that Alberta’s access czar says could impact her office’s ability to provide effective oversight when organizations refuse to release records requested under the province’s freedom of information law. 429 more words


ASC insider trading penalty reduced by more than $1M after appeal

A Medicine Hat man ordered by the Alberta Securities Commission to pay a $1.75-million penalty has had that fine reduced by two-thirds to $600,000 after the Alberta Court of Appeal told the ASC to reconsider the amount. 485 more words

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A chronological look at Omar Khadr's long legal odyssey

EDMONTON – A look at the long legal odyssey of Canadian-born Omar Khadr:

July 27, 2002: Khadr throws a grenade that kills United States Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Speer, an army medic, during an attack on a terrorist compound. 544 more words


Driver charged with offences related to death of Good Samaritan has acquittal upheld on appeal

The Court of Appeal of Alberta on Friday upheld the acquittal of an Edmonton man who had faced two charges related to the death of a Good Samaritan in June 2012. 157 more words

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Appeal court upholds acquittal in case of Good Samaritan killed on Edmonton roadside

The Court of Appeal of Alberta has upheld the acquittal of a man accused of fleeing the scene after fatally hitting a Good Samaritan who pulled over to assist a fellow driver on Anthony Henday Drive. 298 more words