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2019 Monday, April 29,

Can I be charged for using a canoe, kayak, or paddle-board while impaired?

By |2019-04-29T10:30:00-04:00April 29th, 2019|

Under the Criminal Code of Canada, can a person be charged for using a canoe, kayak, or paddle-board while impaired by drug or alcohol? Yes. It is now illegal to to paddle dangerously (s. 249 [...]

2018 Wednesday, August 29,

Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKaw

By |2018-08-29T17:00:38-04:00August 29th, 2018|

Self-induced intoxication defences in sexual assault cases: the case of R. v. McKaw Introduction: Automatism & Intoxication Among the various defenses in criminal law are the non-insane automatism defenses. The [...]

2018 Sunday, June 10,

The Other “Cannabis Act”:  9 Things to Know about the Ontario Legislation

By |2018-06-10T10:27:10-04:00June 10th, 2018|

The Other "Cannabis Act":  9 Things to Know about the Ontario Legislation "The Other One" (Ontario’s Cannabis Act) Let us talk about the Cannabis Act that will set out in law in the new landscape of [...]

2018 Monday, February 19,

The criminal consequences of road rage

By |2018-03-20T21:42:43-04:00February 19th, 2018|

The criminal consequences of road rage charges in Canada. As criminal defence lawyers, we frequently receive calls for people charged with "road rage" incidents.  Although road rage by itself is not a criminal offence, [...]

2017 Thursday, November 23,

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

By |2018-07-09T19:14:35-04:00November 23rd, 2017|

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 of dangerous operation of a [...]

2017 Friday, September 8,

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

By |2017-09-08T10:34:49-04:00September 8th, 2017|

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 of Civil Procedure, turned my [...]

2017 Monday, August 28,

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

By |2017-10-02T11:12:27-04:00August 28th, 2017|

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 that constitute what is colloquially [...]