The first witness in the Ghomeshi trial, Linda Christina Redgrave, said she asked the Crown to appeal the case. After CANADALAND reported on a “factual vacuum” in the ruling yesterday, some legal experts believe there may be grounds for the appeal.
The first witness in the Jian Ghomeshi trial repeatedly said she was assaulted in a yellow Volkswagen. Linda Christina Redgrave, as we now know her, described the car as a “Love Bug,” a “Disney car,” and a “Beetle.”
Marie Henein’s brother and Justice William Horkins’ son work at the same firm, Cassels Brock, CANADALAND has learned. To our knowledge, this relationship was not publicly disclosed before the Ghomeshi trial began.
Yesterday’s federal budget included investing $675 million over five years into the CBC. The broadcaster will receive the first, $75-million round of funding this year and $150 million every year following. An internal memo obtained by CANADALAND sheds some light on how the CBC plans to spend the new dollars. Notable journalistic commitments are investing … Continued
On Dec. 21, the Toronto Star’s veteran theatre critic Richard Ouzounian retired after 15 years at the paper. Three weeks later, on Jan. 9, the Star ran a full-page advertorial for Mirvish Productions with Ouzounian’s byline.
After appearing on CANADALAND to speak about being denied access to the Ontario legislature, reporter Allison Smith was once again not allowed to watch Question Period — until she tweeted about being barred from the legislature.
Earlier today we were forwarded an email sent by Ottawa mayor Jim Watson to Andrew Cohen, a columist at the Ottawa Citizen. At issue here was a threatening voicemail Cohen left for councillor Tim Tierney over project Bookmark The Core, which is an effort to get a new central library in the city. Cohen has since … Continued
The conditions of Jian Ghomeshi’s bail were changed to allow him to leave the country and move out of his mom’s house, according to documents obtained by CANADALAND. The former host was seen in Washington, DC on November 6, 2015 after the changes to the bail.