Category Archives: Justice

Man charged following threatening email to Saskatchewan health official, premier

REGINA — Police in Regina say a man is accused of sending a threatening email from a fake account to two people, one of whom a spokeswoman in the premier's office says was Scott Moe. The Regina Police Service says in

Sudbury jail closed to manage COVID-19 outbreak, 145 inmates moved

TORONTO — A jail in Sudbury, Ont., has closed for at least two weeks to deal with a COVID-19 outbreak among inmates.  The Ministry of the Solicitor General says about 145 inmates from the facility are being moved to other jails,

B.C. money laundering inquiry hears plea for whistleblower protections

VANCOUVER — A lawyer representing British Columbia government workers has urged a public inquiry into money laundering to call for better protection for whistleblowers, saying had those been in place, illegal cash may not have ended up in provincial ca...

Citizen’s complaint filed over Halifax police’s use of force during protest

HALIFAX — A private citizen has launched a formal complaint on the police tactics used as they clashed with protesters during the destruction of a small shelter for the homeless in the summer. The complaint filed to the Halifax police was

N.B. chiefs call on commissioner to denounce gag order on land acknowledgments

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's six Wolastoqey chiefs called on the province's new commissioner on systemic racism on Monday to take a stand against the provincial government's ban on land acknowledgments. Last Thursday the province ordered government em...

World March of Women’s 5th action wraps up with rallies against poverty and violence

MONTREAL — The World March of Women's fifth international action wrapped up with events in Quebec on Sunday, with organizers demanding the provincial government better protect Indigenous women.  The Montreal coalition of the World March for Women said ...

City of Vernon transfers copyright to legendary Ogopogo to B.C. Indigenous nations

VERNON, B.C. — The legal rights to the legendary creature in a British Columbia lake have been transferred to an alliance of Indigenous nations who say the Ogopogo has always been part of their spiritual teachings.   Council members in the

Military’s human resources officer under investigation for ‘historic’ sex misconduct

OTTAWA — Military police say they are investigating “historic” allegations of sexual misconduct involving yet another senior commander, this time the officer responsible for human resources in the Canadian Armed Forces. The Canadian Forces National Inv...

War of words breaks out as admiral pushes for reinstatement as Canada’s defence chief

OTTAWA — A war of words broke out at the very top of Canada’s military on Friday, as Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and acting defence chief Gen. Wayne Eyre blasted Adm. Art McDonald’s decision to write a letter to senior

Two B.C. women file constitutional challenge of vaccine card

VANCOUVER — Two British Columbia women who say doctors advised them against getting COVID-19 vaccines have filed a constitutional challenge of the province's vaccine passport. A petition filed in B.C. Supreme Court says 39-year-old Sarah Webb, who live...