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 | 2017-08-29T09:35:37+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 Drug Evaluation Expert (DRE) Scheme in Canada (R. v. Bingley)

The Case of R. v. Bingley: Drug Evaluation Expert Evidence in Canadian Impaired by Drug Law Section 254(3.1) of the Criminal Code gives certain officers the [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:09:53+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|

Forget the speed bumps; focus on the prosecution of careless driving in Ontario.

Forget the speed bumps; focus on the prosecution of careless driving in Ontario. In the past year alone, 43 pedestrians and cyclists were killed by vehicles in the City of Toronto. To [...]

By | 2017-05-10T17:42:22+00:00 June 14th, 2016|

The R.I.D.E. Impaired Driviing Program: What is it, what are my rights?

The R.I.D.E. Impaired Driving Program: What is it, what are my rights? Nothing in this article is meant to in any way constitute legal advice; it is purely informational. [...]

By | 2017-06-22T11:52:16+00:00 December 21st, 2015|