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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Bail Appeal From Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard

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OTTAWA—The Supreme Court of Canada won’t hear a bail appeal from a Canadian fashion mogul who is facing trafficking and racketeering charges in the United States. Peter Nygard applied earlier this year to the country’s highest court for permission to challenge a Manitoba ruling that denied him release while he awaits possible extradition. His lawyers argued there is inconsistency in how courts decide on incarceration when it comes to extradition hearings. An Appeal Court justice had ruled that Nygard’s detention was necessary because of the enormity of the allegations against him. Nygard is accused by American authorities of using his influence to lure women and girls with the promise of modelling and other financial opportunities. He has denied all the allegations. As usual, the high court gave no reasons for it’s decision to not examine the case. Nygard was arrested in Winnipeg last December under the Extradition Act and faces …

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