Top Saskatchewan class-action lawyer slapped with eight-month suspension

By the Canadian PressFri Oct 02 2020, 14:44:03 A high profile Saskatchewan lawyer has been handed a stiff eight-month suspension for threatening an Indigenous residential school survivor into using some of her compensation proceeds to cover legal bills incurred by her son. In a stinging rebuke, the province’s law society lambasted Tony Merchant for actions […]

Siblings, grandparents among those to be let in to Canada under new COVID-19 rules.

By Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian PressFri Oct 02 2020, 14:19:57 OTTAWA — Siblings, grandparents and adult children of Canadians and permanent residents are among those who will soon be exempt from COVID-19 border restrictions. The expansion of who can enter Canada comes after increasing public pressure on the Liberal government to show more compassion to […]

Thunder Bay man charged with child porn offences

By Karen Edwards, The Canadian PressFri Oct 02 2020, 14:11:02 THUNDER BAY – A Thunder Bay man is facing charges connected to child pornography. Steven Siemieniuk, 40, appeared in Thunder Bay bail court on Friday, Oct. 2, and was officially charged with one count making child pornography available and one count of willfully obstructing a […]