Lawyer: Ottawa must reform minimum sentencing laws

Lawyer: Ottawa must reform minimum sentencing laws

On April 18, the Yukon Court of Appeal removed the one-year mandatory minimum sentence associated with the crime of sexual exploitation, finding it in violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The ruling was sparked by an appeal brought forward by a...
Abergel Goldstein: We will fight for Legal Aid

Abergel Goldstein: We will fight for Legal Aid

When David walked into the Valley of Elah he was protected by God. He would need all the help he could get. David was to face the giant Goliath in single combat. Goliath clad in armour carried a deadly steel-tipped javelin; David had only a sling. The fight was short,...