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Alberta doctor gets jail for sex assault

An Edmonton-area doctor has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for sexually assaulting a co-worker.

Ismail Taher, who is 38, was also given two years probation. 107 more words


Alleged Calgary gangster Byran Balla loses appeal on guns and drug convictions

The province’s top court has upheld the convictions of a purported gang member on more than a dozen narcotics and weapons charges.

In a unanimous decision released Wednesday, a three-member Alberta Court of Appeal panel ruled Justice Keith Yamauchi made no errors in law in convicting Byran Balla in October 2014. 364 more words

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Supreme Court of Canada rejects appeal in Alberta sex assault case

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal from an Alberta man who was convicted of sexual assault after police ordered him to swab his own genitals for evidence of the victim’s DNA. 261 more words


Man convicted in Lukas Strasser-Hird’s Calgary swarming death appeals conviction

Less than one week after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder, Assmar Shlah has filed an appeal of the conviction.

Shlah is one of three people convicted in the swarming death of 18-year-old… 234 more words


Calgary white supremacist denied bid for reduced sentence in murder of Mark Mariani

In a unanimous decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal has dismissed a Calgary killer’s appeal for a reduced sentence.

White supremacist Robert Reitmeier was convicted of the second-degree murder of Mark Mariani in November 2013 and sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years. 312 more words


Government of Canada announces 6 judicial appointments in Alberta, but is it enough?

Canada’s Justice Minister announced the appointment of six federal judges in Alberta Friday morning, but concerns still remain over a lack of judges at both the upper and provincial court levels. 519 more words


Lanny McDonald facing off against Brookfield Asset Management in court of appeal

A group of investors led by former hockey great Lanny McDonald was facing off Wednesday against corporate heavyweight Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in the Alberta Court of Appeal. 475 more words