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Section 22 Order to remain in effect despite J.A.K.K. Tuesdays owner’s day in court

J.A.K.K. Tuesdays Sports Pub owner, Kelly Thompson Hale, made his second appearance in court Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. This time, Hale argued that a Section 22 Order for violation of the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) made under the Health Protection and Promotion Act should be overturned. Justice Graeme Mew, of

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Kingston massage therapist found guilty of assault, not guilty of sexual assault

(Content Warning: this article includes a description of the offence which may be upsetting to readers. Reader discretion is advised.) Local Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), Coel Francis Findlay, has been found guilty of assault, but not guilty of sexual assault. The decision, released Friday, Sep. 17, 2021, was made by

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Driver who collided with charity cyclists found guilty by Superior Court

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has convicted Robert Saunders with one count of dangerous driving causing bodily harm and one count of dangerous driving causing death after his vehicle collided with a group of cyclists in the spring of 2018, causing fatal injuries to Jeff Vervaeke, who later died

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Judge rules Kingston Police traffic stop breached Charter rights

An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge has tossed out evidence gathered in a drug trafficking case and chided Kingston Police for what he called a “troubling systemic attitude” within the police force, after determining that a 2016 “dirty license plate” traffic stop was merely a ruse and breached several

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