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Alberta Court of Appeal won’t restore foreign-trained engineer’s appeal

EDMONTON — An Alberta court has dismissed an appeal application by a foreign-trained man who wanted to work in the province as an engineer.

Ladislav Mihaly, who was educated in the former Czechoslovakia, had been seeking to register with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. 326 more words


Activist shareholders may seek return after cooling heels in 2016, lawyer says

Activist shareholders cooled their heels last year after waging battles with Canadian companies at a record-setting pace in 2015.

But activists may turn up the heat in the months ahead, according to a new report that pegs investor activism as a top legal risk in 2017. 540 more words


Dangerous driving resulting in a death upheld in appeal

The dangerous driving causing death conviction of a Nigerian man, living in Canada on a student visa, has been upheld by the Alberta Court of Appeal. 264 more words

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Court upgrades Calgary father and stepmom's conviction to first-degree murder in Meika Jordan case

Alberta’s top court has overturned the second-degree murder conviction of Marie Magoon and Spencer Jordan, instead convicting them of first-degree murder for beating his daughter to death while she cried for mercy. 416 more words


Convictions for killers of Meika Jordan, 6, upgraded to first-degree murder

The Alberta Court of Appeal has upgraded convictions for the killers of six-year-old Meika Jordan, a Calgary girl who was brutally tortured and murdered in November 2011. 458 more words


Calgary man who murdered teen using pickaxe granted day parole: docs

A Calgary man who murdered a teen with a pickaxe more than nine years ago has been granted day parole, News Talk 770 learned Tuesday. 261 more words


Alberta judge who was criticized for ruling in sex assault case taking early retirement

A judge who came under fire from Alberta’s appeal court for ruling a rape complainant in a sexual assault case consented after tiring from fighting off her attacker has decided to take early retirement. 654 more words