Jason Gratl

Court orders Occupy Vancouver tents to come down

Just hours before civic election, courts grant injunction to end protest camp.

Ruling expected Friday in Occupy Vancouver injunction hearings

Arguments address the protest's impact on other events, possible damage to art, and the homeless population at camp.

No resolution yet in Occupy Vancouver hearings

City lawyers now seeking an injunction on grounds of trespassing, protesters arguing against removal of tents that house the homeless.

Sex workers need identities protected at Pickton inquiry, lawyer says

Vulnerable witnesses may be drug users or open to intimidation, need to feel comfortable and safe when speaking, independent counsel argues.

Pickton inquiry adds independent lawyers in face of legal funding dispute

Community groups have said they'll boycott investigation because province has denied them individual legal funding -- and they're not happy with latest move.