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Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Head from a decision by the Newfoundland and Labrador Review Board ordering his continued detention. The appellant suffered from chronic schizophrenia from 2003 onward, requiring admission to hospital on four prior occasions. In 2006, the appellant was found not criminally responsible for possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and mischief. Police arrested him following reports he had slashed a vehicle’s tires and was following tenants in his building while carrying a big stick and talking to himself. The appellant was detained at...