A jury trial has begun for a husband and wife who are accused of trying to smuggle drugs into Alberta more than three years ago. The trial was initially scheduled to run a year ago, but it was cancelled because of the pandemic.
News, Media and Blog Articles
In the News
Calgary city councillor Gian-Carlo Carra is expected to bring a motion to a May council meeting that could allow Calgarians to book picnic tables if they're planning on sharing a drink with friends in city parks.
When admitted killer Mohamed Yousuf Mohamed was granted refugee status while entering Canada in 2010 he’d already been on the lam for a fatal Calgary shooting for up to three years, court heard Wednesday.
The mystery surrounding Vida Smith's disappearance and death involves gambling and guns, CBC News has learned.
Cox has hired Calgary-based criminal lawyer Greg Dunn, who is also a firearms owner, to launch a legal challenge against the government in an attempt to fight the ban.
As a firearms owner, Greg Dunn is disappointed about the Liberal government’s decision to ban 1,500 assault-style weapons. As a criminal lawyer, he’s not convinced he has to accept it.
Whether you are innocent or guilty, answering police questions without first talking to a lawyer is a mistake many people make. Up to eight in 10 people I counsel have volunteered to talk without first getting legal advice. For some, the lapse in judgment has been a painful lesson.
We are bound by the law. Our system of justice has evolved over the years with the lofty ideal of maintaining order and serving the public good. As society changes, we must adapt to new realities, but we should never sway from the notion that a law lacking in fairness is not justice.
The right of every Albertan to fair judicial treatment when dealing with the police has been severely eroded by the province’s Immediate Roadside Sanctions (IRS) program, which went into effect on December 1, 2020.