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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 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 Friday, December 15,

Being charged with careless driving in Ontario (s.130 of the Highway Traffic Act)

By |2018-03-21T12:10:02-04:00December 15th, 2017|

Careless driving in Ontario: its definition, its penalties, and the nature of the charge. Careless Driving is a serious offence under the Highway Traffic Act. It is defined in section 130 of the [...]

2014 Tuesday, October 28,

“Five for Fighting”: The NHL’s Legal Liability for Effects of Fighting on Enforcers

By |2018-03-19T21:25:52-04:00October 28th, 2014|

 "Five for fighting" - The National Hockey League's Liability for Fighting and Enforcers As the season changes to winter, many Canadians turn their attention to the national pastime: hockey.  While fans and pundits discuss [...]