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Man who wore ball-and-chain to his bachelor party ordered to pay $550,000 for pushing man who teased him

A man who wore pink tights, a lace shirt, a feather boa and a ball-and-chain during his bachelor party has been ordered by a B.C. judge to pay more than half a million dollars in damages after pushing another man who teased him. 544 more words


Suspected Mafia boss deported in renewed push from Canada and Italy against the mob

For two years from inside a Canadian prison, Carmelo Bruzzese denied being a Mafia boss from Italy who was a link between powerful criminal clans in both countries, but his appeals ended Friday with an unappreciated flight to Rome where Italian police were waiting to arrest him. 804 more words


Moneo: How young is too young for a child to be home alone?

When I was six, each weekday, I walked along Winnipeg’s busy Portage Avenue to school. At age eight, I sometimes looked after my two younger brothers for a couple hours while my mom worked with my dad. 630 more words


Oilpatch downturn not to blame for Edmonton crime, Fort McMurray mayor says

Fort McMurray — The mayor of Alberta’s oilpatch capital says she wishes Edmonton’s mayor and police chief would stop blaming her area for the city’s rising crime rates. 237 more words


Fortney: Milgaard speaks about wrongful conviction

David Milgaard doesn’t like to stand at a podium.

“I hope you won’t mind if I don’t use the microphone,” he tells a small crowd gathered Friday morning in a Mount Royal University theatre. 809 more words

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Letters: Too tough on Thibault

Judgment has been rendered in two high-profile cases: Guy Lafleur’s civil suit against the police and the Crown, and the criminal prosecution against Lise Thibault, the former lieutenant-governor. 90 more words


You can write a child’s story

Sometimes, all it takes is a phone call.

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month across the province, and Tina Gatt, Manager of Community Development, Prevention and Volunteer Services at the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society (WECAS), urges the community to play their part in preventing child abuse. 467 more words

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