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Health firings 'riddled with stink,' says sister of researcher

The government has hired Thomas Cromwell, a former Supreme Court of Canada justice, to oversee reparations. Lawyer Joanna Gislason, who represents Kayfish and fired researchers...

BC hires former judge to oversee redress over health firings

CTV NewsHenderson announced Friday that the government has hired former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Thomas Cromwell to oversee reparations to those adversely affected by...

Editorial: Court reforms are needed

Those who sit on the bench of the Supreme Court of Canada must be independent, competent and of the highest integrity, and people should have...

Supreme Court: Mandatory minimums for gun crimes unconstitutional

"It impinges on Parliament's jurisdiction to have a court of this country step in and erode that jurisdiction." Justice Michael Moldaver echoed that sentiment in...

Supreme Court won't hear Innu case against Labrador power project

Bottom row: (left to right) Justice Thomas Albert, Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, Justice Beverly McLachlin, Justice Marshall Rothstein and Justice Michael Moldaver.The Supreme Court of...

Supreme Court won't hear Innu case against Labrador power project

Bottom row: (left to right) Justice Thomas Albert, Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, Justice Beverly McLachlin, Justice Marshall Rothstein and Justice Michael Moldaver.The Supreme Court of...

Victoria group stages rally as court begins assisted-suicide debate

As the Supreme Court began to debate whether terminally ill Canadians should have the right to a physician-assisted death, supporters of the right to die...

Kazemi's son can't sue Iran over torture death unless law changed: Supreme Court

The lone high court dissenter, Justice Rosalie Abella, said Hashemi should have the right to sue Mortazavi and Bakhshi. Kazemi, a Canadian citizen who was...

Son can't sue Iran over mother's torture death: Supreme Court

"Parliament has the power and capacity to decide whether Canadian courts should exercise civil jurisdiction," Justice Louis LeBel wrote for the majority. "Parliament has the...

B.C.'s court fees ruled too high, limiting access to justice system

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that B.C.'s high court fees are unconstitutional. In a landmark 6-1 decision, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said B.C.

Judges turf BC's high court fees

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that B.C.'s high court fees are unconstitutional. In a landmark 6-1 decision, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said B.C.

Judges turf B.C.'s high court fees

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that B.C.'s high court fees are unconstitutional. In a landmark 6-1 decision, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said B.C.

Supreme Court gives green light to class suit against fund managers

Three of the five firms involved have already settled, leaving the suit to go ahead against AIC and CI. Writing for the court, Justice Thomas...

Supreme Court gives green light to class suit against fund managers

Three of the five firms involved have already settled, leaving the suit to go ahead against AIC and CI. Writing for the court, Justice Thomas...

Ex-construction magnate takes stand at Quebec corruption inquiry

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed a request that would have allowed Accurso to not testify at the inquiry. He also lost similar legal...

Supreme Court gives green light to class suit against fund managers

Three of the five firms involved have already settled, leaving the suit to go ahead against AIC and CI. Writing for the court, Justice Thomas...

Supreme Court gives green light to class suit against fund managers

Three of the five firms involved have already settled, leaving the suit to go ahead against AIC and CI. Writing for the court, Justice Thomas...

Ex-construction magnate takes stand at Quebec corruption inquiry

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed a request that would have allowed Accurso to not testify at the inquiry. He also lost similar legal...

Time to move on from feud with Harper and MacKay, says Canada's chief justice

There will be another Quebec vacancy on the Supreme Court to fill later this year when Justice Louis LeBel retires after nearly 15 years on...