Court orders nearly $13 million be paid to Grande Prairie hospital subcontractors

A court has ordered that nearly $13 million in Alberta government funds be paid to subcontractors and others involved in the building of a new hospital in Grande Prairie. In September, the province terminated a contract with Calgary-based Graham Construction,…

Appeal ruling issued for Alberta woman convicted of murdering husband in 2014

A panel of Alberta judges issued a ruling Wednesday on the murder conviction appeal of a former teacher who killed her common-law husband in a small northeastern Alberta town five years ago. In 2016, Deborah Doonanco was found guilty by…

Legal professionals call for Alberta parties to support increased justice funding

The Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Bar Association is hoping all political parties will lay out clear plans to improve the justice system as part of their election platforms. “An under-resourced justice system affects us all. It results in Albertans…

Omar Khadr’s war crimes sentence expired

March 25 2019 2:21pm Mon, Mar 25 – A judge ruled on Monday morning that Omar Khadr’s war crimes sentence has expired, Fletcher Kent reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” )…

More legal proceedings for Omar Khadr: lawyer

March 25 2019 1:11pm Mar 25 – Omar Khadr’s lawyer said his client has more legalities to work through despite a judge’s ruling that Khadr’s war crimes sentence has expired. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

No more conditions to be imposed on Omar Khadr after judge’s ruling: lawyer

March 25 2019 12:56pm Speaking outside an Edmonton courthouse Monday morning, Omar Khadr’s lawyer Nathan Whitling said his client’s conditions have been dropped as part of a judge’s ruling Monday morning. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Omar Khadr relieved after judge’s ruling

March 25 2019 12:10pm Mar 25 – Omar Khadr made a brief statement after a judge ruled Khadr’s war crimes sentence has expired. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…

New sex assault trial ordered in Alberta due to judge’s interjections

A new trial has been ordered for a man found guilty of sexual assault because the judge repeatedly interjected while the complainant was being cross-examined by the defence. The Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled that Yeider Quintero-Gelvez is to…

Alberta preliminary hearing begins for 2 accused in Serenity’s death

A preliminary hearing is scheduled to begin Tuesday for two caregivers who have been charged in the death of a four-year-old Alberta girl. Serenity died in Edmonton’s Stollery Children’s Hospital in September 2014 after she was admitted with a head…