Meghan Grant

CBC Calgary reporter

Meghan Grant is the courts and crime reporter for CBC Calgary.

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'Guilty, guilty, guilty': Jury convicts pair of murder and other charges in Calgary quadruple killing

Two people have been found guilty of murder and other offences in connection with the fatal torture death of one victim and the killings of three witnesses.

3 Calgary killers get lengthy prison sentences for fatal assault

Three men who tortured and killed their victim over a drug debt received lengthy prison sentences for their roles in what the judge described as a "vicious crime."

Recently fired 'predatory' Calgary officer found not guilty of assault in violent arrest

A Calgary police officer who was recently fired for preying on a young woman has been found not guilty of assault for his role in a violent arrest in 2016.

Triple murderer Douglas Garland will not get new trial: Court of Appeal of Alberta

The man who murdered a Calgary boy and his grandparents will not get a new trial after Alberta's top court rejected his appeal Friday.

Triple murderer Douglas Garland to learn Friday if appeal successful

Douglas Garland, who killed a five-year-old Calgary boy and his grandparents, will learn Friday whether the Alberta Court of Appeal will order a new trial.

Text messages place father behind wheel of SUV prior to Calgary fatal crash

When he picked up his daughter and her friend, Michael Shaun Bomford was not only drunk, according to the prosecution, he was also impatient.

Alberta men who killed farm family denied new trial

Two killers who murdered an Alberta family will not be allowed a new trial, after a panel of judges dismissed their appeal.

'We told her she was loved': Witnesses at father's drunk driving trial recall helping save friend

Calgary father Michael Shaun Bomford was drunk and speeding when he lost control of his Jeep, causing a crash that killed his 17-year-old daughter, says the Crown prosecutor.

Man accused of murdering best friend and father found not guilty

Anandaloj Srianandan was accused of fatally stabbing his friend Preijanthan Chandrababu, 25, and Chandrababu Thambu, 56, in the early morning hours of July 10, 2017.

Fire protection company accused of threatening employees to break safety laws

A disturbing picture emerged in court Thursday of a company that is accused of bullying its employees into breaking Fire Safety Code laws under threat they'd be fired for refusing assignments.

Assault conviction stands for Calgary police officer who broke suspect's ribs

A Calgary police officer who was convicted of assault for the violent arrest of a man whose ribs were broken and lung collapsed has had his appeal dismissed and must begin serving his sentence.

New Calgary police union president to put 'ego aside' and rebuild relationships

Calgary's police union has a new president who is committed to putting "ego aside" in an effort to rebuild relationships, which he says have deteriorated over the past several years. 
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Judge fights for job despite 'inappropriate' views on Indigenous people, women

An Alberta judge has lost his job over "completely inappropriate" beliefs and behaviours involving his views on Indigenous people and victims of domestic and sexual assault. And now, Judge Donald Norheim is fighting to get his job back.

'No winners' in case of mushroom-fuelled attack on MRU prof, says victim's family

The university student who attacked a professor while high on magic mushrooms was "out of his mind" and should not be found guilty, argued his lawyer on Friday.

Judge hears 15-year-old died in father's arms after unprovoked stabbing

After he was stabbed in the throat in an unprovoked attack, 15-year-old Leslie Sun Walk woke his dad up and then collapsed in his arms, a judge heard before accepting the killer's guilty plea to murder.