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12
Nov
No justice for Laura

No justice for Laura

There’s the understatement of the week if there ever was one.
The words are from the mouth of a very unremorseful Thomas Ted Barrett, 42, who on October 31, ironically the day of ghouls, was sentenced for the disposing of the body of Laura Jessome, 21.

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12
Nov
Evidence be damned at this inquiry

Evidence be damned at this inquiry

The recently constituted Commission of Inquiry respecting missing and murdered aboriginal women is in disarray, suffering from internal discord and organizational mayhem. The real reason for its implosion, however, is that this is not really an inquiry at all.

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29
Oct
Laura Regan takes stand against sex pests

Laura Regan takes stand against sex pests

I must applaud the youngest daughter of former Nova Scotia premier Gerald Regan (R. v. Gerald Augustine Regan*) for rushing to the aid of Hollywood rape victims. Laura Regan, 40, herself a bona fide Hollywood actress, took to social media to issue a series of tweets from her California home decrying the “sickening abuse of power” in Hollywood.

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29
Oct
More Cornwallis statue strife: Cops wrestle native activist to the ground

More Cornwallis statue strife: Cops wrestle native activist to the ground

Halifax Regional Police confirm they forcibly handcuffed a woman who was resisting arrest near Cornwallis Park in July after receiving reports that she defaced the statue of Edward Cornwallis with a “thick, paint-like chalk.” Although Const.

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29
Oct
From the Frankland Plain-Speaking Dept....

From the Frankland Plain-Speaking Dept....

There are more conventional ways to obtain a legal education than launching a private prosecution against someone - law school comes to mind — but certainly none of them are as cost-effective. While annual tuition at Dal’s Schulich School of Law is in the neighbourhood of $18,000, a private prosecution only requires time, and perhaps a few hundred dollars in filing fees.

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