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Public Safety once again a sprawling portfolio of pressing concerns

Nov 21 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Just over a year ago, Bill Blair took the reins of a new federal ministry — border security and organized crime reduction — hived off from veteran minister Ralph Goodale's sprawling public safety and emergency preparedness portfolio. Following Goodale's defeat in last month's election, Blair now leads a reunified public safety department and juggling the many pressing […]

Public Safety once again a sprawling portfolio of pressing concerns

Nov 21 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Just over a year ago, Bill Blair took the reins of a new federal ministry — border security and organized crime reduction — hived off from veteran minister Ralph Goodale's sprawling public safety and emergency preparedness portfolio. Following Goodale's defeat in last month's election, Blair now leads a reunified public safety department and juggling the many pressing […]

Public Safety once again a sprawling portfolio of pressing concerns

Nov 21 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Just over a year ago, Bill Blair took the reins of a new federal ministry — border security and organized crime reduction — hived off from veteran minister Ralph Goodale's sprawling public safety and emergency preparedness portfolio. Following Goodale's defeat in last month's election, Blair now leads a reunified public safety department and juggling the many pressing […]

Debates body left media ‘in the dark’ about accreditation criteria: judge

Nov 14 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The commission overseeing leaders' debates during the federal election campaign left media outlets "in the dark" about the criteria for obtaining accreditation to cover the event, a judge says. Procedural fairness required that notice be given of the rationale for approval or denial as well as an opportunity for applicants to respond, Federal Court Justice Russel Zinn […]

Debates body left media ‘in the dark’ about accreditation criteria: judge

Nov 14 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The commission overseeing leaders' debates during the federal election campaign left media outlets "in the dark" about the criteria for obtaining accreditation to cover the event, a judge says. Procedural fairness required that notice be given of the rationale for approval or denial as well as an opportunity for applicants to respond, Federal Court Justice Russel Zinn […]

Debates body left media ‘in the dark’ about accreditation criteria: judge

Nov 14 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The commission overseeing leaders' debates during the federal election campaign left media outlets "in the dark" about the criteria for obtaining accreditation to cover the event, a judge says. Procedural fairness required that notice be given of the rationale for approval or denial as well as an opportunity for applicants to respond, Federal Court Justice Russel Zinn […]

Supreme Court sides with naturopath in manslaughter, negligence case

Nov 14 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Quebec naturopath is not guilty of manslaughter or criminal negligence in the death of a patient, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. Roger Matern, an 84-year-old with heart disease, visited Mitra Javanmardi's clinic in 2008 at the suggestion of a friend because he was frustrated with conventional treatments. After discussing his condition, Javanmardi gave him […]

Supreme Court sides with naturopath in manslaughter, negligence case

Nov 14 2019 — Jim Bronskill , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Quebec naturopath is not guilty of manslaughter or criminal negligence in the death of a patient, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. Roger Matern, an 84-year-old with heart disease, visited Mitra Javanmardi's clinic in 2008 at the suggestion of a friend because he was frustrated with conventional treatments. After discussing his condition, Javanmardi gave him […]