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Man’s acquittal in sex assault draws attention to importance of privilege in therapy: lawyers say
Marie-Pier Boulet
‘No one is going to seek treatment if they know that every time they say something, it will be used against them,’ noted Marie-Pier Boulet, a Montreal criminal lawyer who heads the Association of Defense Counsel of Quebec.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 3:50 PM

A man convicted of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old child was acquitted by the Quebec Court of Appeal after it held that a confession he made during therapy should have been protected by professional secrecy. ... [read more]

Canada releases loan to Ukraine for heating fuel Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 4:48 PM

Canada is lending Ukraine more money in order to help the country buy heating fuel as it continues to defend itself against Russian invasion. ... [read more]

Delay in resolving Hague Convention application ‘contravenes’ court’s obligation, judge rules

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 9:43 AM

In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal has highlighted the importance of efficiency in resolving applications under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction (Hague Convention), noting that delay “imposes hardship on the child, frustrates appellate review, and breaches our international obligations.” ... [read more]

CRA lays charges in two separate cases for alleged tax fraud totalling $10.8 million

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 4:07 PM

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced separate sets of charges of tax evasion against two pairs of individuals, alleging a combined $10.8 million in tax fraud involving temporary staffing agencies in the Greater Toronto Area. ... [read more]

Feds give funding in preparation for cyberattacks from quantum computers Marco Mendicino, federal Minister of Puboic Safety.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 4:05 PM

Ottawa is giving hundreds of thousands in federal funding to a project aimed at preparing Canada for the future threat to cybersecurity posed by quantum computers. ... [read more]