Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — A prominent human-rights organization says Canada is failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice. In a newly released report, Amnesty International Canada depicts the federal Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Program as underfunded and underused. Twenty years ago, Canada enshrined in federal law universal jurisdiction […]

Calgary Neurologist who pled guilty to 28 sexual assaults, faces sentencing hearing

CALGARY — Several women are expected to speak in court today about a retired Calgary neurologist who sexually assaulted them. Keith Hoyte pleaded guilty in January to assaulting 28 female patients over three decades. Crown prosecutor Rosalind Greenwood says about 20 victims are expected to attend Hoyte’s sentencing hearing. She says many are expected to […]