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May 22, 2018 3:27 AM Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

Philip Wilson, 67, pleaded not guilty and could face 2-year prison sentence An Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday and faces a potential two years in prison. Magistrate Robert Stone handed down the verdict against Archbishop of Adelaide Philip 11

May 18, 2018 11:50 AM Paul Bernardo to appear in court on weapons charge

Convicted killer Paul Bernardo is scheduled to make a court appearance in Napanee, Ont., today via video from prison. He is charged with one count of possession of a weapon and this will be his third court date on the matter when he steps before a camera at the maximum-security Millhaven Institution. Bernardo, one of Canada’s most infamous killers, was arrested 12

May 15, 2018 2:59 PM Supreme Court orders new trial for Alberta parents convicted in meningitis death of toddler

7-judge panel agrees that the trial judge erred in instructions to jury Seven Supreme Court of Canada judges have agreed with the legal team of a former Alberta couple, Collet and David Stephan, that the original trial judge erred in instructions to the 2016 jury, who convicted the couple in the death of their toddler son. The decision was delivered 33

May 15, 2018 12:25 PM Judge to hear sentencing arguments for B.C. men convicted of polygamy

CRANBROOK, B.C. — A special prosecutor is recommending two men who were leaders of a religious sect in British Columbia serve time in jail after being found guilty of polygamy. Peter Wilson is asking for a sentence of between 90 days and six months in jail for Winston Blackmore, and a term of one month to 90 days for James Oler. Wilson says both men are hard working 6

May 12, 2018 6:57 PM Jaspal Atwal charged with uttering threats

Atwal created controversy after an appearance at official dinner for PM in India Jaspal Atwal, the central figure in the controversy that surrounded the prime minister's February trip to India, has been charged with uttering threats. He was charged in British Columbia with one count of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm in an alleged incident 20

May 7, 2018 8:37 PM Trudeau names new national security adviser from cyberspy agency

Greta Bossenmaier will replace Daniel Jean, who announced his retirement before being embroiled in a controversy surrounding the prime minister’s trip to India this year. That assertion followed the revelation that Jaspal Atwal — a British Columbia Sikh convicted of attempting to assassinate an Indian minister in 1986 during a visit to B.C. — had been invited 10

May 3, 2018 6:42 PM Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski expelled by Oscars academy

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences removes controversial actor and director from its rolls The organization that bestows the Academy Awards announced Thursday that it has voted to expel two prominent members convicted of sexual offences, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion 17

April 18, 2018 1:47 PM Swedish man convicted of ‘online rape’ of girls, including Canadian, loses appeal

Stockholm’s court of appeals upheld Bjorn Samstrom’s conviction for online sexual offences against 27 children and his 10-year sentence. A Swedish man who had been found guilty of raping young girls, including a Canadian, based on threatening and coercive online interactions, has lost his appeal. Prosecutor Annika Wennerstrom says the court of appeals 23

April 16, 2018 8:00 AM Trudeau's national security adviser to testify before committee on India trip today

Convicted attempted murderer turned up at official event at the Canadian High Commission in Dehli The prime minister's national security adviser will appear before a House of Commons committee today to explain a controversial briefing he gave reporters about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent trip to India. Daniel Jean's appearance before the House 19

April 13, 2018 6:15 PM Convicted killer Paul Bernardo facing weapons possession charge

Bernardo was reportedly found with a homemade shank made from a screw and pen on Feb. 9. Schoolgirl killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo has been charged with one count of possession of a weapon, says a spokesperson for the Ministry of the Attorney General. The 53-year-old made a video appearance in a Napanee, Ont., courtroom Friday. He is serving 21