National Sikh group calls on federal gov't to suspend new airport security procedure targeting turbans

The new protocol, which quietly went into effect April 15, require travelers wearing head gear, including ones worn for religious reasons, to go through mandatory secondary screenings.

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June 17, 2015

Canada's drug-impaired driving law 'cumbersome to enforce and prosecute,' watchdogs say

Six years after federal law changes gave police new powers to compel suspected drug-impaired drivers to take roadside sobriety tests, watchdogs say the system has been ineffective.

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July 02, 2014

Students bend the law with textbook downloads

Although there are no records of Canadian publishers taking legal action against students illicitly accessing their textbooks, experts believe it could be a possibility in the future.

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September 19, 2013

New BC Family Law Act - As of March 2013, adult children no longer required to support their parents.

A bitter, intra-family court battle in British Columbia pitting a 74-year-old woman against her own children has finally been settled.

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February 01, 2013

Quebec lawyer vows to strike down assisted suicide law

Nearly 20 years after the Sue Rodriguez case, a prominent Quebec lawyer is gearing up to challenge the law against assisted suicide at the Supreme Court of Canada.

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August 31, 2011