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Fortney: Huntington gunman's life a series of tragedies leading to a violent end

“My lifelong story would be a #1 book seller, or even a movie …”

On Sunday evening, David McQueen’s life ended in a manner very much befitting the above claim he made not long ago. 762 more words

Local News

Conviction upheld for Calgary man who beat his wife to death in 2011

CALGARY – The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of a Calgary man who beat his wife to death.

Gregory Houle was found guilty of manslaughter in 2013 after originally being charged with second-degree murder. 109 more words

Crime

Court rules 'No Zero' teacher will keep compensation but won't get job back

The Alberta Court of Appeal upheld a decision Wednesday to compensate Lynden Dorval with two-years’ salary and top up his pension.

In the Jan. 13 decision, the court dismissed both the appeal by the Edmonton Public School Board, and a cross-appeal by Dorval. 408 more words

Education

Calgary Jewish Academy appeals principal's wrongful dismissal lawsuit

The Calgary Jewish Academy has appealed an $870,000 judgment awarded to its former principal in November in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit.

In its notice of appeal filed last month at the Alberta Court of Appeal, the private school alleges that trial Justice Alan Macleod erred in finding that the appellant did not have just cause to terminate principal Benjamin Karmel’s employment. 439 more words

Local News

Appeal court denies jury trials for men accused under Securities Act

Three Alberta men — two from Edmonton and one from Calgary — who wanted to be judged by a jury after being accused of Alberta Securities Act offences have had their appeal denied by the Alberta Court of Appeal. 260 more words

Local Business

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.

This is encouraging. 695 more words

Local News

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

Editorials