Monthly Archives: November 2009

Nanny wins landmark suit after Star investigation

 Published On Wed Nov 25 2009 Dale Brazao Staff Reporter A foreign caregiver brought to Canada with a job offer from a "ghost employer" has been awarded $10,000 in damages in what is believed to be the first court victory…

Colvin a protected `whistleblower,’ Cannon says

The Canadian Press Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon says diplomat Richard Colvin had a right to make his explosive allegations about Afghan prisoners. He says Colvin exercised his prerogative as a whistleblower by saying Ottawa ignored his warnings that Canadian…

Accused war criminal wins chance to keep citizenship

OTTAWA–An appeal court has ordered the federal cabinet to revisit its decision to strip accused Nazi war criminal Helmut Oberlander of his Canadian citizenship. In a 2-1 decision made public Wednesday, the Federal Court of Appeal told cabinet to reconsider…