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Supreme court creates new timely-trial framework

If time limits are to be set out, Parliament — not the court — should do it, wrote Justice Thomas Cromwell on behalf of the...

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...

Feds admit assisted-death bill may miss Supreme Court deadline

On Monday, Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said any public consternation over physician-assisted dying ought not be attributed to a lack of awareness about...

Toronto Board of Health to recommend implementing safe-injection sites

Vancouver is currently the only Canadian city with a supervised injection site, although a battle over its safety and constitutionality went all the way to...

'This is real people who are suffering': Supreme Court ruling deals blow to ...

“What I want to have is a choice.” And the option to apply for a court exemption is hardly a substitute for the right to...

No public funding for Victims of Communism, Mother Canada monuments

WATCH: Canada's 338 Members of Parliament took their seats in the House of Commons for the new session of Parliament. Chief Political Correspondent Tom Clark...

Alberta Justice Russell Brown named to Supreme Court of Canada

Harper's last appointment to the Supreme Court was Suzanne Cote in November of last year that followed more than a year of controversy after the...

Quebec vows to proceed with own gun data after Supreme Court orders registry ...

OTTAWA – A divided Supreme Court of Canada says the federal government has the right to order the destruction of Quebec's federal gun registry data...

'No one wants to die if living is better': Supreme Court hears assisted ...

In response to questioning from Justice Marshall Rothstein, Arvay said it is his job to show that the law – sec. 241 of the Criminal...

Quebec wants province's top court to clarify Mainville appointment

Galati is the same lawyer who challenged Federal Court of Appeal judge Marc Nadon's appointment as one of three Quebec judges on the Supreme Court.

Quebec men facing charges of drug and weapons trafficking get new trial

... in Project Cleopatra because they had ;. Canada's Supreme Court has ordered new trials for two arrested in Project Cleopatra because they had their...