Tag Archive: manitoba

Justice Vic Toews: For the record

Below, please find, for the record, newly minted Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Vic Toews’s complete remarks made at his swearing-in ceremony in courtroom 210 of the Law Courts Complex on May 2,… Continue reading

Chad Davis murder trial: Charging forward

[Reblogged from the Winnipeg Free Press ‘Crime Scene‘ blog.] In any jury trial, the judge’s reading of the charge and her instructions to jurors are right up there with the most important of… Continue reading

Attempted murder: the prosecution’s uphill battle

(Reblogged from the Winnipeg Free Press ‘Crime Scene’ blog, minor revisions for formatting and clarity) ¬†“Ironically, had Ms. W died from the shooting it would have been easier to prove murder, because that… Continue reading

Chad Davis murder trial: the evidence in week three

[Reblogged from the Winnipeg Free Press ‘Crime Scene’ blog] Two men on trial for a brutal crime: The alleged premeditated murder of a handsome young Winnipeg man, Chad Davis, who went missing for… Continue reading

Chad Davis murder trial: The evidence in week two

[Reblogged from the Winnipeg Free Press ‘Crime Scene’ blog, additional exhibit photos are there.] Two men on trial for a ghastly crime: The alleged first-degree murder of a handsome young Winnipeg man, Chad… Continue reading

Davis Trial: Week 1 evidence recap

[Republished without editing from the¬†Winnipeg Free Press ‘Crime Scene‘ blog on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014] Two men on trial for a ghastly crime: The alleged first-degree murder of a handsome young Winnipeg man,… Continue reading

Brincheski/Tymchyshyn (Chad Davis) murder trial: The opening

2174 days ago, Chad Randall Davis vanished. That’s five years, 11 months and 13 days (Or more than three million minutes). And after all this time, the public is finally getting a look… Continue reading

Manitoba youth justice and mental health: ‘Life-altering verdict,’ or just par for the course?

There’s possibly fewer things as despairing in our youth justice system than witnessing a young future handed over to an overtaxed and overstressed mental health system to figure out. Thankfully, it happens relatively… Continue reading

Murder most foul and we don’t care

  [EDIT: A slightly-revised version of this post appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press Sunday edition on Sept. 15. Below is the original version]. I keep wondering why more folk in the general… Continue reading

Falling prey to novelty: Winnipeg Police Board part ii

Lest this be perceived as a personal criticism of Winnipeg Police Board Chair Coun. Scott Fielding, it’s not. It is, however, a critique of his motion (sadly, the very first of our new… Continue reading