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Canada 150: Beverley McLachlin was first woman to lead Supreme ...

To mark Canada's 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians.and more »...

Supreme Court upholds tough-on-crime amendment concerning sexual predators

New technologies and apps pose such a new risk to children that retrospectively increasing the punishment for sexual predators was warranted, the Supreme Court of...

Supreme Court issues new framework for timely trials

“A reasonable time for trial under (Section 11 of the Charter) cannot and should not be defined by numerical ceilings as the majority concludes,” Cromwell...

UN declaration doesn't give Canadian First Nations a veto: minister

They are Assembly of First Nations Grand Chief Perry Bellegarde, the Supreme Court of Canada, and one of the authors of the UN Declaration on...

Liberals concede 'risk' of missing Supreme Court's assisted-death 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...

Ian Mulgrew: Mandatory minimum sentences must go, sings growing judicial chorus

Dickey and Trasolini were selling in a place frequented by kids, and Bradley-Luscombe was driven by a juvenile. The Supreme Court gave Dickey 20 months'...

Trudeau signals more power for First Nations over economic development

D'Avignon noted that while some aboriginal leaders view Canada's support for the UN declaration as confirmation that First Nations hold vetoes, the council's view is...

Supreme Court rules on tough British Columbia impaired driving law

B.C.'s controversial automatic roadside prohibition scheme — touted as the toughest anti-drunk-driving law in the country — was unconstitutional when it was introduced in 2010,...

Supreme Court rules on tough British Columbia impaired driving law

B.C.'s controversial automatic roadside prohibition scheme — touted as the toughest anti-drunk-driving law in the country — was unconstitutional when it was introduced in 2010,...

Supreme Court rules on tough British Columbia impaired driving law

B.C.'s controversial automatic roadside prohibition scheme — touted as the toughest anti-drunk-driving law in the country — was unconstitutional when it was introduced in 2010,...

Supreme Court rules BC drunk driving law is constitutional

CBC.caJustice Michael Moldaver, who delivered the judgment of the court, said the law is also consistent with the twin legislative objectives of increasing highway safety...

Supreme Court rules BC drunk driving law is constitutional

Justice Michael Moldaver, who delivered the judgment of the court Friday, said the ARP regime is also consistent with the twin legislative objectives of increasing...

Supreme Court of Canada okays pot cookies, other cannabis products

Canadian medical marijuana patients have a right to tasty pot cookies and other cannabis products, the Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday. In a stinging...

Supreme Court rules in favour of Ivan Henry, a BC man wrongfully convicted for ...

A majority decision written by Justice Michael Moldaver — supported by justices Rosalie Abella, Richard Wagner and Clément Gascon — said the failure to disclose...

Supreme Court rules in favour of Ivan Henry, a BC man wrongfully convicted for ...

A majority decision written by Justice Michael Moldaver — supported by justices Rosalie Abella, Richard Wagner and Clément Gascon — said the failure to disclose...

BC parents win Supreme Court fight for better French-language school in ...

"What is paramount is that the educational experience of the children ... be of meaningfully similar quality to the educational experience of majority language students,"...

Vancouver executive gives law firms a modern sense of space

(blog) (blog)Canadian Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and B.C.'s Chief Justice Robert Bauman have been among some of his more recent audiences —...

Vancouver executive gives law firms a modern sense of space

Canadian Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and B.C.'s Chief Justice Robert Bauman have been among some of his more recent audiences — but they...

Ian Mulgrew: Supreme Court strikes down BC court fees for barring access to ...

Justice Marshall Rothstein dissented saying there was no right to access to the courts without hearing fees and accused his colleagues of significantly expanding their...

Ian Mulgrew: Supreme Court strikes down BC court fees for barring access to ...

Writing for the five-judge majority, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said the exemptions for the indigent or needy do not provide sufficient discretion to trial judges...

Federal Court finds Ottawa's health-care cuts for refugees violate charter

... the Senate; ruled against provisions in one of their tough-on-crime laws that sought to stop judges from routinely giving inmates extra credit for time...

Ian Mulgrew: High court adds strict rules to Mr. Big scams

The Supreme Court of Canada says the controversial Mr. Big police technique will inevitably lead to a miscarriage of justice and has ordered judges to...

Opinion: Decriminalizing commercial sex is the right thing to do

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin wrote: “Parliament has the power to regulate against nuisances, but not at the cost of the health, safety and lives of...