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Alberta should model new impaired driving rules on British Columbia: MADD Canada

The chief executive director of MADD Canada said Thursday that impaired driving rules in British Columbia could act as a guidepost for Alberta as it refashions its impaired driving laws following an appeals court ruling that struck down a portion of the law. 442 more words

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Alberta government won't appeal top court ruling to strike down impaired driving law

The Alberta government will not appeal a ruling that struck down part of its impaired driving legislation that allowed police to suspend the licences of suspected drunk drivers. 320 more words

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Court upholds murder conviction in death of MMA fighter Wyatt Lewis

Alberta’s top court has upheld the conviction of James Rajbhandari, who fatally stabbed MMA fighter Wyatt Lewis in Calgary five years ago.

A three-member Alberta Court of Appeal panel said Justice Beth Hughes made no errors in law which would justify a retrial on the second-degree murder charge. 363 more words

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Alberta Court of Appeal hands down stiffer sentence for impaired driving causing bodily harm

Robert Ronald Gejdos admitted to being intoxicated when he drove into the back of a vehicle along Highway 3 near Barnwell in March of 2016. 393 more words

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Advocates welcome Alberta court ruling in Cindy Gladue case, hope it leads to change

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Advocates are hoping an Alberta court ruling will help change the way courts deal with Indigenous women and sexual offences. 488 more words

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Alberta Court of Appeal orders new murder trial for Ontario trucker in death of Cindy Gladue

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The Alberta Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial in the case of an Ontario trucker who was acquitted of first-degree murder in the death of an indigenous woman. 584 more words

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