Ethics commissioner finds no conflict with justice minister appointing political supporter to inquiry post

Alberta’s ethics commissioner has concluded Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer did not breach the province’s conflicts of interest act by appointing donor and political supporter

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Saskatchewan police oversight agency should be Indigenous-led: provincial justice minister

The next chair of Saskatchewan’s police oversight agency should “ideally” be a First Nations or Métis person, the provincial justice minister says. “I think

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Chantel Moore mourned in Vancouver as demonstrators call for justice

More than 100 people gathered in downtown Vancouver on Saturday calling for justice for Chantel Moore, an Indigenous woman from B.C. who was shot and

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Anishinaabe two-spirit judge Diane Rowe sworn in as N.S. Supreme Court’s newest justice – Halifax

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has welcomed its newest judge, Diane Rowe, who was sworn in on Tuesday morning to preside on the Supreme

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Pro bono constitutional challenge reveals gaps in access to justice, say legal experts

In a legal battle of David and Goliath proportions, the Alberta Court of Appeal will hear a constitutional challenge that pits a young single mother

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How COVID-19 could force changes to family courts, modernize access to the justice system

This column is an opinion by Marcus Sixta, a family lawyer, mediator, and founder of Crossroads Law, a family law firm operating in British Columbia and

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Alberta justice minister expects union to obey injunction against blockade

Alberta’s justice minister said Saturday that he expects protesters who have barricaded a fuel distribution terminal southeast of Calgary as part of a labour

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Albertans encouraged to implement calls to justice from MMIWG inquiry

Every Albertan should play a role in advancing the calls to justice that came out of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous

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Loved ones want justice: Two years later, nobody is charged in these sisters’ deaths

Family and friends of two sisters, Tiffany Ear and Glynnis Fox, from Stoney Nakoda First Nation, gathered in the lobby of Calgary’s courthouse on Monday to

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Alberta justice minister weighs in on Abdulahi Sharif trial

Alberta’s justice minister is under fire from some in the legal community for a controversial tweet. Doug Schweitzer weighed in on Friday’s guilty verdict

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