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|

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|

Prosecuting and defending driving while impaired by drug cases in Canada.

Proving a person is impaired by a drug while driving may not be as hard as you think. The information provided in this article is very basic legal information [...]

By | 2017-06-22T11:42:40+00:00 October 1st, 2016|

Trafficking drugs includes more than selling, it also includes sharing.

Trafficking in a controlled substances means a lot more than selling it for profit.  What does this mean for Rob Ford? In light of the breaking news that is happening [...]

By | 2016-10-24T11:59:15+00:00 April 30th, 2014|

Changes in Canada’s drug laws and mandatory minimum sentences come into effect

Changes in Canada's drug laws and mandatory minimums come into force November 6, 2012. Canadian Drug Laws Coming into forceUnknown to many Canadians, the Conservative government's amendments to Canada's drug [...]

By | 2016-10-24T11:59:19+00:00 November 6th, 2012|

What to do if facing criminal charges in Ontario

What should you do if you are facing criminal charges in Ontario? What do you do if you are facing criminal charges?  Very few individuals expect to be charged with [...]

By | 2016-10-24T11:59:20+00:00 January 2nd, 2011|