Tag: Outside

As winds worsen, new wildfire erupts near Reagan Library outside Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fresh wildfire ignited near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library outside Los Angeles on Wednesday as extraordinarily dry, prolonged Santa Ana winds whipped through the region, forcing meteorologists to grasp for new language to warn of the danger. The fire broke out in Ventura County’s Simi Valley, just a few miles…

Court slams border agency for acting outside search powers in child porn case

An Ontario court has chided Canada’s border agency over its “serious, long-standing and systemic” practice of abusing its search powers under customs law and acting as an agent of the police for criminal investigation purposes. In dismissing the evidence seized for a child pornography case against Gurbir Singh, the Ontario Court of Justice ruled that…

Attorney General David Lametti sought outside legal advice on SNC-Lavalin

The company has pulled out all the stops in its effort to overturn federal prosecutors’ decision to refuse to mediate an out-of-court settlement — called a deferred prosecution agreement — on the criminal charges it faces. SNC-Lavalin’s application for judicial review was heard on Feb. 1, and the judge has not yet released her decision.…