A noted veterans activist can proceed with his defamation suit against the former minister of veterans affairs after Ontario's top court ruled on Friday, July 12, 2019, that a deputy judge in small claims court had no authority to throw out the claim without a hearing on its merits.
Prisoner isolation, declared unconstitutional 18 months ago, will remain legal for now after Canada's top court granted Ottawa's urgent request to allow the current law to stay in force for the time being.
The Toronto Raptors, a team whose magical playoff run sparked civic pride and raucous enthusiasm across Canada, sent fans into fits of unbridled joy on Thursday, June 13, 2019, as they beat the reigning champ Golden State Warriors in a see-saw thriller to win the NBA championship.
Whether Canadian judges should be active on Twitter, Facebook or other social media and what involvement they should have in community life are among issues under a review that aims to modernize ethical guidance for those on the bench.
Relatives looking to collect on an American lawsuit against Omar Khadr are asking a Canadian court to force the former Guantanamo Bay prisoner to answer questions about his confession to purported war crimes.
The Canadian government is promising more than $10 million to build new homes, repair others, and put portables in place for a remote Indigenous community in northern Ontario where substandard mould-infested housing has sparked a health crisis, according to a framework agreement signed on Thursday, February 21, 2019.