Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and dangerous driving causing death or bodily harm under Canadian Criminal law

Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Dangerous Driving Causing Death Under Canadian Criminal Law Earlier this week, lawyers from our law firm represented a young man on charges [...]

By | 2017-11-23T16:56:57+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

5 things I learned in my first weeks as a criminal defence lawyer

5 things I have learned in my first weeks as a defence lawyer Following my call to the Bar, I traded in my dogeared copy of the Rules [...]

By | 2017-09-08T10:34:49+00:00 September 8th, 2017|

What does “Care and Control” mean in Impaired Driving, Over 80, and DUI cases? 

What does "Care and Control" mean in Impaired Driving, Over 80, and DUI cases? "Drinking and Driving" In Canadian criminal law, there are two distinct offences [...]

By | 2017-10-02T11:12:27+00:00 August 28th, 2017|

Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence

Is impaired driving a criminal offence in Ontario, Canada? A common misunderstanding among many Canadians is viewing impaired driving and "Over 80" charges as something less than "criminal". [...]

By | 2017-07-02T09:15:32+00:00 June 20th, 2017|

What the legalization of marijuana means for impaired driving in Canada

The legalization of marijuana means sweeping changes in impaired by drug laws for Canada... A bill was introduced in Parliament today that proposes to legalize and regulate recreational [...]

By | 2017-04-13T18:27:42+00:00 April 13th, 2017|

The Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on Impaired Driving

The legalization of marijuana and its impact of impaired driving laws in Canada The legalization of marijuana brings with it many controversies including how it will affect those [...]

By | 2017-04-10T21:15:59+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

Zombie Laws in Canadian Criminal Law

Revising the Canadian Criminal Code of Zombie Laws It is anticipated that the Federal Government of Canada is gearing up, polishing off those sawed-off shotguns, wrapping baseball bats [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:09:37+00:00 March 8th, 2017|

“Lock Them Up! Lock Them Up!”: Is the Tertiary Ground for Detention Fundamentally Unjust?

“Lock Them Up! Lock Them Up!”:  Is the Tertiary Ground Under Canadian Law Fundamentally Unjust? It has been one-and-a-half years since the Supreme Court of Canada released R. v. [...]

By | 2017-04-06T21:38:19+00:00 March 7th, 2017|