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Changes in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Changes in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Changes in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Canadians have recently heard a lot about mandatory minimum sentences (MMS) for criminal and drug offenses. A survey concerning the MMS was conducted by the federal government. This has resulted in some commentators wondering if...
Social Media Bans: Reasonable Or Foolish?

Social Media Bans: Reasonable Or Foolish?

Social Media Bans: Reasonable Or Foolish? With the way technology progresses, it is sensible to update laws and punishments to accommodate the situation. For instance, when someone is legally prohibited from communicating with another person: years ago, the...
What Constitutes Public Intoxication?

What Constitutes Public Intoxication?

What Constitutes Public Intoxication? First thing to be aware of—being intoxicated in public is not a violation of the Criminal Code of Canada. This means even if you are arrested or detained for public intoxication, it will not appear on your permanent record....

The Queen v. R.(S.) 2017

The Queen v. R.(S.) 2017 The client was initially charged with approximately 45 firearm offences, including possession of stolen firearms, after the police executed a search warrant at the client’s home.  At the preliminary inquiry Mr. van der Walle successfully...

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