The issue facing the court in the case of The Queen v. Strickland, 2017 BCPC 1 In this case, the accused was charged with falsely impersonating a peace officer. The accused had been identified in a photo pack line up by a witness. The photo of the accused that had been included in the line-up…

The Parliament of Canada Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics recently released the results of its look into the Privacy Act. The Privacy Act regulates the use, disclosure, and collection of personal information by federal public bodies. The Parliament of Canada Standing Committee believes that the act is outdated and needs to…

The Supreme Court of Canada will soon hear a case that will decide the issue of whether a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy in text messages they send to someone else. When a person sends a text message to someone else, and the police search the other person’s phone and find the text…

According to Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C “the legalization of marijuana is the biggest public policy issue,” Canada will face and believes that it will encourage significant repercussions for Canada. On January 31, 2017, Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C and the Senate met to discuss issues concerning the legalization of marijuana. Back in October 2016, Honourable Senator…

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