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Ontario court asked to find cops posing as journalists a charter breach

TORONTO – Three media organizations are asking an Ontario court to declare that provincial police officers who pose as journalists are violating the Constitution.

They say the practice runs afoul of press freedoms guaranteed by the charter of rights. 77 more words

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Landmark ruling for B.C. man who was wrongfully convicted

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thursday that a B.C. man can use the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to continue his lawsuit for wrongful conviction after the prosecutors failed to disclose key information during his trial. 334 more words

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Halifax celebrates Blue Dot movement day of action

Last Sunday, more than 80 communities across Canada participated in a day of action for the Blue Dot movement, a grassroots campaign started by the David Suzuki Foundation and environmental law charity Ecojustice Canada. 993 more words

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Plastic surgeon invokes Charter in appeal of sexual abuse ruling

For the better part of the last decade, things appeared to be going well for prominent Toronto plastic surgeon Dr. Sammy Joe Sliwin and Ms X. 890 more words

Canada

The Fight Against Censorship

This is a sight fighting against censorship, especially in comic books and graphic novels. Take a look around and see how the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is fighting for your rights.

Communications

Alberta drunk driving law that suspends licence until case over appealed again

EDMONTON – An Edmonton lawyer has filed a notice to appeal Alberta’s drunk driving legislation.

Earlier this month, an Alberta judge rejected a challenge to a provincial law that suspends the licences of drivers who are charged with being impaired. 203 more words

Crime