Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory for Friday June 12, 2015

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario News Advisory for Friday June 12, 2015

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Ontario News Advisory


FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015

Here are the latest coverage plans from the CP Ontario Desk. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Don't hesitate to email Ontario Senior Editor Lee-Anne Goodman at lee-anne.goodman@thecanadianpress, or the Ontario Desk at, or to contact us at 416-507-2159.



Secrecy surrounds immigration custody death


TORONTO _ A cloak of secrecy surrounded the death of a man in the custody of Canada's immigration authorities Friday, with details sketchy and his identity and nationality withheld. In a brief news release late Thursday, Canada Border Services Agency announced the man's death in hospital in Peterborough, Ont. By Colin Perkel. 445 words. Moved.


U.S. court ruling adds ammo to Omar Khadr


TORONTO _ An American court decision in the case of an alleged al-Qaida recruiter Friday has cast further doubt on the war crimes convictions of Canada's Omar Khadr. In its split ruling, the appeals court set aside the military commission conviction of Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, a Guantanamo Bay detainee who did media relations for terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. By Colin Perkel. 503 words. Moved.


Citizens ask court to stop nuke waste burial


TORONTO _ A review panel decision in favour of a plan to bury dangerous nuclear waste near Lake Huron was illegal and unreasonable, a citizen's group argues in a new Federal Court application. In asking the court to set aside the decision, the group says the panel that approved the Ontario Power Generation proposal failed to consider Canada's international obligations, was biased, and violated the Canadian environmental rules. …

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