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Law society issues citation to another former Alberta justice minister

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Another former Alberta justice minister has been cited by the professional oversight body for lawyers for his conduct. In the citation posted to the Law Society of Alberta website, Kaycee Madu is alleged to have “engaged in conduct that undermined respect for the administration of justice” when […]

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German parliament approves law to attract skilled foreign workers | Migration News

Reforms lower entry requirements for work visas according to professional qualifications, age and language skills. The German parliament has approved immigration reforms designed to attract skilled workers to the country, which is suffering from an unprecedented labor shortage. The legislation – initiated by the governing centre-left coalition of the Social Democrats, the liberal Free Democrats

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Facebook to end news access in Canada over incoming law on paying publishers

OTTAWA, June 22 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) plans to end access to news on Facebook and Instagram for all users in Canada once a parliament-approved legislation requiring internet giants to pay news publishers comes into effect, the company said on Thursday. The legislation, known as the Online News Act, was approved by the

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Pakistan court says Khan arrest legal as party ponders next move | Imran Khan News

A court in Pakistan has ruled the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan legally as protests erupted across the country after he was taken into custody in the capital Islamabad. The arrest on Tuesday, as Khan appeared in court to face corruption allegations, is the latest twist in a months-long political crisis and follows

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Toronto-area police probe more sudden deaths for ties to Kenneth Law

At least three Toronto-area police agencies are reviewing recent sudden deaths for possible links to Kenneth Law as a growing number of authorities across the country confirming they too have been involved in the sprawling probe. Law is accused of selling sodium nitrite, a potentially lethal substance, online to at-risk individuals in Canada and abroad.

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Steve Maynard declared vexatious litigant after ‘long, exasperating, expensive’ legal battle with Mississippi Mills

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Published April 20, 2023 • Last updated Apr 20, 2023 • 4 minute read In a long-awaited ruling released on Tuesday, Superior Court Justice Jaye Hooper was granted the application to declare Steve Maynard (pictured above) vexatious, which was filed by Mississippi Mills solicitors in 2021. Photo by Steve

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‘Keira’s Law’ set to educate judges on domestic violence, coercive control

Keira’s Law has officially been passed by the Senate. Bill C-233, more commonly known as ‘Keira’s Law,’ is meant to expand the training of judges to accept on cases surrounding domestic violence, coercive control and the ability to consider risk factors when issuing decisions. Read more: Canada’s Senate passes Keira’s Law aimed at educating decision-makers

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Abortion pill mifepristone in legal limbo in the US after competing rulings

Access to the most commonly used method of abortion in the United States plunged into uncertainty on Friday following conflicting court rulings over the legality of the abortion medication mifepristone that has been widely available for more than 20 years. For now, the drug that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved in 2000 remains

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Kosovo: Trials open for former president, 3 others

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – An international prosecutor declared Monday that “nobody is above the law,” as the trial opened for Kosovo’s former president and three other defendants on charges including murder and torture in a case that their supporters claimed was unjustly targeting revered freedom fighters. Hashim Thaci resigned from office in 2020 to defend

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SC once obtained execution drugs overseas. How would shield law impact accountability?

Supporters of South Carolina’s effort to pass a law to hide the identities of companies or pharmacies willing to sell drugs for lethal injection executions are adamant complete secrecy is the only option. The current shield law legislation making its way through the Statehouse gives no opportunity to disclose any information about manufacturers, pharmacists or

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