AUPE calls new provincial law that cracks down on protesters ‘unconstitutional’

Bill 1 was designed to make it harder for protesters to block critical pieces of infrastructure, like rail lines. Alberta’s biggest union says the law has a “chilling effect” on all forms of protest and it’s taking the province to…

AUPE challenges controversial blockade Bill 1 in court

June 23 2020 2:14pm The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is challenging the UCP government’s Bill 1 in court, saying the legislation limits the right to peaceful protest. Fletcher Kent is at the law courts with the latest. ‘ });…

Alberta Law Courts slowly reopening with restrictions

Courthouses in Alberta largely shut down in the middle of March because of the pandemic, but now they’re beginning to resume some in-person trials and ramping up the use of online video conferencing. Sarah Ryan has the details from the…

Alberta courts slowly reopening with social distancing, barriers

Law courts in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and Lethbridge are slowly reopening, but they won’t operate the same way they did pre-pandemic. At least four courtrooms have been modified to protect against COVID-19. They now feature transparent barriers between the…

Alberta courthouses preparing for disruptions as COVID-19 spreads

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 12, 2020 2:03 pm Updated March 12, 2020 3:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta courthouses are preparing for disruptions with the number…

Sentencing expected for Edmonton man who killed his mother during ‘cannabis-induced psychosis’

WARNING: Some of the details in this story are graphic in nature.  An Edmonton man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the April 2017 stabbing death of his mother will be sentenced Wednesday afternoon. Jason Glenn Dickout was 30 when…