On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ordered a new trial for Randy Riley, the man convicted in 2018 for the 2010 murder of Chad Smith, a pizza delivery driver. The Supreme Court came in response to an application from Riley’s lawyer concerning something called a Vetrovec warning. A Vetrovec warning is a warning given […]
In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Canada vacated the second degree murder conviction for Randy Riley and ordered a new trial. Randy Riley was convicted in March of 2019 for the murder of Chad Smith. The appeal focused on the warning given to the jury about the witnesses in the case. Known as […]
News 1. Cassidy Bernard’s ex-boyfriend arrested for her murder Yesterday, RCMP announced second-degree murder charges against 20-year-old Austin Isadore. He is accused of killing Bernard last year. Isadore was her ex-boyfriend and is the father of Bernard’s twin daughters. An unbylined CBC story says: Janey Michael, who is president of the We’koqma’q Native Women’s Association, said she’s […]
In Court Christopher Garnier appears for bail revocation hearing On Tuesday, Justice Peter Rosinski began a two-day bail revocation hearing for Christopher Calvin Garnier, 29. Garnier is charged with the second degree murder of Truro police officer Catherine Campbell and with interfering with her remains. In December he was granted bail, but he was taken...