The Halifax Herald's Sherry Borden Colley, (http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1301040-report-recommends-that-s...) has reported that the province is considering arming some of the province’s sheriff’s officers. The deputies provide interim lockup services for prisoners appearing in court, transportation of prisoners to and from court, court security and civil enforcement services.
American lawyer, Steven Donzinger, the directing mind of international (American, Canadian, Chilean, Argentine) litigation looking to enforce a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Oil, has now appealed against an American federal court judgment that enjoined enforcement of that judgment in the US and sought a stay against the first instance court order.
The buzz surrounding the Supreme Court of Canada appointments continues with the CBC’s Leslie MacKinnon’s “Questions linger about secret panel” http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/#!/content/1.2607482.
Mixed between the individual views on confidentiality of the parliamentary process of such appointments, of former judicial appointment committee member, Francoise Boivin, are deeper views about the process including from constitutional authority, Adam Dodek,