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La Presse in sourcing fight over Charkaoui case

From The Globe and Mail: The Montreal newspaper La Presse will appeal a judgment ordering two of its reporters to answer questions about who leaked them a damaging document about terror suspect Adil Charkaoui. In a ruling yesterday, Mr. Justice Simon Noël of the Federal Court said that finding the sources behind a June 22 […]

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Sat, January 19 2008 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off

The Star and its union settle; so, who won?

From CP via CTV.ca: A tentative agreement is reported in contract negotiations aimed at averting a strike at the Toronto Star. Union representative John Spears of the southern Ontario newspaper wing of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada says the deal was reported at 2 p.m. Details won't be released until after a […]

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No strike call yet at Toronto Star

From CP via CTV.ca: Contract talks between Torstar Corp. and the union representing staff at Canada's largest circulation newspaper continued past a Friday midnight deadline. Bob Hepburn, a spokesman for Torstar, said at midnight that talks were going on beyond the deadline. Both the union and the newspaper's representatives were silent about what was being […]

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