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Dennis Oland's Supreme Court bail appeal expected to proceed even if moot point

Dennis Oland's bail appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada is expected to proceed on Oct. 31, even if a decision from the New Brunswick Court of Appeal on his second-degree murder conviction makes the hearing a moot point for him.

Dennis Oland's Supreme Court bail appeal attracts 4 intervener requests

The attorneys general of three provinces and a provincial criminal lawyers' association want to weigh in on the Supreme Court's review of a decision to deny Dennis Oland bail pending the appeal of his second-degree murder conviction in the 2011 death of his father, New Brunswick multimillionaire Richard Oland.

Dennis Oland's bid for bail in hands of 3 Supreme Court justices

If Dennis Oland cannot and should not receive bail pending the appeal of his second-degree murder conviction, then no one convicted of serious offences can ever hope to, his lawyers argue in documents filed with the Supreme Court of Canada.

Dennis Oland's bail appeal not issue of 'national importance,' Crown argues

The Supreme Court of Canada should not review a decision to deny Dennis Oland bail pending the appeal of his second-degree murder conviction in the 2011 death of his father because his case does not raise "a matter of national importance," the Crown contends.

Dennis Oland's lawyers seek expedited decision from Supreme Court on bail review

Dennis Oland's lawyers have asked the Supreme Court of Canada for an expedited ruling on whether it will review a New Brunswick court's decision to twice deny him bail pending the appeal of his murder conviction in the death of his father.

Dennis Oland's fight for bail pending appeal could go to Supreme Court

Dennis Oland's lawyers are considering whether to take his fight to be released on bail pending the appeal of his second-degree murder conviction in the death of his father all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Court reserves decision on Dennis Oland's appeal of bail denial

Dennis Oland's lawyers appealed to the court once again Monday to have Oland freed on bail while they appeal his conviction of second-degree murder for killing his father.

Public Health asks summer camp operators to 'ensure' campers and staff are immunized

Public Health officials are asking summer camp organizers across New Brunswick to "ensure" their campers and staff have up-to-date immunizations, but they don't expect anyone unvaccinated to be told to stay home.

Teenage boy faces charges after nurse attacked at Moncton's Dumont hospital

Another staff member was attacked at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton this week, the second such assault in less than three months, confirmed Vitalité Health Network officials.

Privacy of New Brunswickers at risk when their medicare cards are renewed, AG finds

The private information of "virtually every" New Brunswicker is at risk through the outsourcing and automatic renewal of medicare cards, says the province's auditor general.

'Marissa the Fierce' backs N.B.'s move to mandatory vaccinations

Marissa Gootjes, 15, who is immunocompromised after undergoing chemotherapy for brain cancer, says she hopes legislative amendments to make vaccinations mandatory for New Brunswick students pass to help protect other people like her.

New Brunswick moves toward mandatory immunization for students

The New Brunswick government introduced legislative amendments Friday that would make medical exemptions the only acceptable reason for children in public schools and licensed early learning and child care centres not to be immunized.

Fredericton house fire, sudden death deemed suspicious, say police

Fredericton police are investigating a fire and sudden death at a home on the city's south side Wednesday morning as suspicious.

Classes resume at NBCC in Saint Andrews after hazardous material leak forced evacuation

Classes at the New Brunswick Community College in Saint Andrews resumed Thursday after a hazardous material leak Wednesday morning forced the evacuation of the campus and sent two people to the hospital.

Grocery store beer 'unfair' to convenience stores, argues association

Atlantic Canada's convenience store industry says NB Liquor's decision to sell beer in grocery stores creates an unfair competitive advantage.