Gibson's Bakery. Dake Kang/AP An Ohio court ruled in favor of Gibson's Bakery in 2019 in a defamation lawsuit filed against Oberlin College. The Gibson family alleged they were defamed by the college following a 2016 shoplifting incident. After two failed appeals, the college will pay the family-owned bakery nearly $ 37 million. After five […]
Thalidomide survivors have won the go-ahead to challenge a compensation program with a class proceeding.
Pretty much everything is on the table at this point. At least, that’s the way it looks to industry observers. The partnership announced between Ford and Volkswagen back in June has the potential to birth any number of outcomes — from jointly developed commercial vehicles (the initial aim), to badge-swapped overseas small cars, autonomous vehicle […]
Too many yodels, not enough whistles DURING HIS decade-long legal battle with the Swiss authorities, Rudolf Elmer, a bank whistleblower, has endured 48 prosecutorial interrogations, spent six months in solitary confinement and faced 70 court rulings. None, though, has been more important than the decision by Switzerland’s supreme court on October 10th, which set strict limits […]
The country’s supreme court decides that overseas employees of Swiss banks can leak away
A recent study concludes that Canadian family medicine training programs provide little education about abortion, with 57% of family medicine residents having no formal training on the procedure.
An Ottawa midwife is welcoming this week’s Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision on pay equity as “validating” for her profession, but it could still be some time before midwives see the kind of salary increase they’re looking for.
UFC star Jon Jones has been cleared to return to action after being handed a backdated 15-month suspension by USADA for failing a drug test last summer. Jones, 31, will be eligible to return to the octagon from October 28, having been suspended since testing positive for a banned substance ahead of his bout against […]
Will the court ruling against Monsanto open floodgates to more lawsuits? RT’s Boom Bust takes a look
Published time: 14 Aug, 2018 14:47 A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay $ 289 million to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. RT’s Boom Bust discusses possible future lawsuits against the GMO giant. In other news, Russia has sold off nearly all of its holdings of […]
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