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Woman Jailed for Aborting Eight-Month-Old Baby to Be Released After Appeal

A woman who was jailed for illegally obtaining abortion pills to kill her eight-month-old unborn baby will soon be released after the Court of Appeal reduced her sentence on Tuesday. Carla Foster, a 45-year-old mother of three, took abortion pills mailed to her during lockdown in 2020 after she lied to the abortion provider about…


Billions at Stake as Ontario Takes Public Sector Workers to Court of Appeal

Billions of dollars are at stake as a three-day hearing at Ontario’s highest court gets underway Tuesday over the province’s controversial wage-limiting law for public sector workers. Last November, a judge with the Superior Court of Justice struck down Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, ruling it unconstitutional. The province…


Court Upholds Convictions Against Babcock’s Killers, Millard Loses All Three Appeals

Ontario’s top court has upheld convictions against Dellen Millard and Mark Smich for killing a 23-year-old woman, marking back-to-back appeals dismissed this week against the multiple murderers. The decision in the murder case of Laura Babcock comes a day after the Court of Appeal for Ontario upheld convictions against the two men for the 2013…


Court Approves Sex-Abuse Settlement Against Quebec Clerics After Lawyers Lower Fees

Quebec’s Court of Appeal has approved a $28-million settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed against the Clerics of Saint-Viateur of Canada by sexual-assault victims. A deal was reached in January 2022, but last July Quebec Superior Court Justice Thomas M. Davis said the $8 million in legal fees was excessive. The judge said that despite…


Judges in Rwanda Deportations Case Showed ‘Excessive Deference’ to Home Office, Court of Appeal Told

Two High Court judges who dismissed a series of legal challenges against the government’s planned deportations to Rwanda showed “excessive deference” to the Home Office and the guarantees it had received from the Rwandan government, the Court of Appeal has heard. In December, Lord Justice Lewis and Mr. Justice Swift ruled the policy of deporting asylum…


US Argues for Immunity in MK-ULTRA Mind-Control Case Before Quebec Court of Appeal

A lawyer for the United States government told Quebec’s highest court today that the country should be immune from prosecution for the infamous brainwashing experiments at McGill University from the 1940s to the 1960s. The U.S. government says it cannot be sued for the project known as MK-ULTRA—allegedly funded by the Canadian government and the…


Quebec Appeal Court Rejects Fortnite Creator’s Challenge of Class-Action Lawsuit

The Quebec Court of Appeal has upheld a decision authorizing a class-action lawsuit by parents who claim their children became addicted to the popular online video game Fortnite. Lawyers for Fortnite creator Epic Games had sought permission to appeal the decision, arguing that a Superior Court judge never should have authorized the class action because…


BC High Court Orders Three Hells Angels Clubhouses Forfeited to the Province

British Columbia’s Appeal Court has overturned a lower-court ruling and ordered the Hells Angels motorcycle club to surrender three properties under the province’s Civil Forfeiture Act. The unanimous decision by a three-member panel issued Wednesday, says a B.C. Supreme Court justice was wrong to find “no evidence” that the Hells Angels’ clubhouses in Nanaimo, Kelowna…


Ontario Appeal Court Overturns Previous Ruling in Favour of Mother Who Doesn’t Want Her Children Vaccinated for COVID-19

Ontario’s top court has overturned a decision made by a superior court last year that ruled in favour of a mother who didn’t want her two children to receive the COVID-19 vaccines due to concerns over potential side effects. The mother was contesting a motion brought forward by her ex-husband on Jan. 25, 2022, that…


Quebec Appeal Court Orders New Trial for Man Who Fatally Stabbed Store Clerk in 2016

Quebec’s highest court has ordered a new trial for a Quebec man convicted in 2017 of stabbing to death a supermarket clerk. The Court of Appeal ruled Monday that the trial judge’s final instructions to jurors were confusing and complicated. The appeal court overturned Randy Tshilumba’s conviction and ordered a new trial. Tshilumba was found…