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International, Politics

Canada and the U.S. demand release of dual citizen jailed in Russia

Ottawa and Washington are slamming a “severe” sentence handed to a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen, who was convicted of espionage by a Russian court following a trial where most of the evidence was kept secret. Paul Whelan, who was born in »

Society

Supreme Court decision on police shooting

Canada’s highest court has decided on a “leave to appeal” ( a request to appeal and be heard by the highest court) in the case of a police shooting. This morning the SCC released its decision that it will not »

International, Society

Ottawa ‘appalled’ by Indonesia’s Bantleman verdict

Canada is “deeply dismayed and shocked” by Indonesia’s Supreme Court decision overturning the acquittal of Neil Bantleman and an Indonesian co-defendant, accused of sexually abusing pupils at an international school, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion says. An appellate court in »