Law and justice

Canadian facing charges in attempt to smuggle 226 pounds of marijuana

There was also a marijuana smuggling incident in the same area on June 22

 

Limit police access to lethal weapons in Indigenous communities: Justice Summit

Grassroots-organized National Indigenous Justice Summit was a free-to-attend two-day videoconference

 

G20 protester awarded $500 for illegal police search and goggles seizure

Ontario’s top court ruled police had no right to search Luke Stewart when he entered a public park

 

B.C. immigrant group to launch legal clinics for newcomers

The society will use the money to hire lawyers and legal staff for no cost to its clients.

Creation of wrongful conviction review board edging closer to reality in Canada

Signs of progress toward creating such a board came last week in Ottawa

Conservative asks B.C. MP if she ever ‘considered’ sex work in parliamentary debate

MP Arnold Viersen went on to apologize to Laurel Collins after being warned by deputy speaker.

Man gets 4 years for Denny’s shooting in Vernon

Tyson Cole has already served two years of his sentence

North Okanagan man convicted of 2 stabbings yet to be sentenced

Samule McIntosh had his hearing adjourned Friday as counsel gets more medical information

Okanagan man fails to appear for assault trial, arrest warrant issued

The 27-year-old Vernon man faces multiple charges related to a November 2018 incident