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2019 Monday, April 29,

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

By |2019-04-29T10:30:00-05:00April 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 Sunday, June 10,

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

By |2018-06-10T10:27:10-05:00June 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 [...]

2017 Monday, August 28,

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

By |2017-10-02T11:12:27-05:00August 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 [...]

2017 Tuesday, June 20,

Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence

By |2017-07-02T09:15:32-05:00June 20th, 2017|

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". These charges are also commonly [...]

2017 Thursday, April 13,

What the legalization of marijuana means for impaired driving in Canada

By |2017-04-13T18:27:42-05:00April 13th, 2017|

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 marijuana in Canada.  The goal [...]

2017 Monday, April 10,

The Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on Impaired Driving

By |2017-04-10T21:15:59-05:00April 10th, 2017|

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 charged with impaired driving in [...]

2017 Thursday, February 23,

The Drug Evaluation Expert (DRE) Scheme in Canada (R. v. Bingley)

By |2017-04-06T12:09:53-05:00February 23rd, 2017|

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 authority to perform evaluations on [...]

2016 Saturday, October 1,

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

By |2017-06-22T11:42:40-05:00October 1st, 2016|

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 on the topic of driving [...]