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Border guards seize guns, throwing stars and knifed throwing cards

Border officials are reminding travellers to leave their weapons at home after guns and bladed throwing cards were seized at local crossings last month.

An Ontario man is facing charges after he was caught transporting throwing stars, knives and knifed throwing cards at the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel. 317 more words

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Yes, serial killers do walk among us

Was this the week in which Regina lost its innocence?

A strangely unfulfilled feeling lingers in the wake of the surprise guilty pleas by Clayton Bo Eichler… 540 more words

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Fraudster swindled five Albertans, including woman who lost her home

A 70-year-old fraudster has owned up to swindling more than $300,000 from five Albertans, including a disabled Wetaskiwin woman he met on a dating website who lost her home. 395 more words

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Neighbours describe car linked to man on trial for Lorry Santos murder

A neighbour who lived directly south of the home where Saskatoon woman Lorry Santos was fatally shot says that morning, he awoke to gunfire so loud it felt like someone was firing right beside the parked camper where he and his wife had been sleeping. 528 more words

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McCann family steeled for more legal wrangling after Travis Vader's lawyer files appeal

Lawyers for Travis Vader have filed an appeal of his second-degree murder convictions in the deaths of Lyle and Marie McCann, and are seeking an acquittal. 738 more words

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Travis Vader verdict won't stand, say some legal experts — latest twist in troubled murder case

As an Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench justice wrapped up the lengthy, sometimes chaotic Travis Vader murder trial by handing down a second-degree murder guilty verdict Thursday, his decision was already under fire from some criminal law experts. 596 more words

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More Alberta judges will be scrutinized for their handling of sexual assault cases

Legal experts are urging greater diversity on the bench as three Alberta judges face scrutiny for remarks they made during sexual assault trials.

The most high-profile case centres on Judge Robin Camp, who asked a complainant why she didn’t keep her knees together and referred to her as “the accused” during the 2014 trial, a mistake he repeated at a Canadian Judicial Council hearing last week before quickly correcting himself. 689 more words

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