Can I Claim Compensation from a Distracted Driver and H …

December 27th, 2018

In a recent blog post, we discussed the legalities surrounding the operation of motor vehicles while impaired by alcohol or drugs, under the Criminal Code of Canada.  Accompanying the fairly new Cannabis legislation, are further stringencies concerning Ontario drivers, which are expected to come into effect on January 1st, 2019. Any driver convicted of distracted […]

The Role of Cultural Considerations in Criminal Sentenc …

October 19th, 2015

Canada is a proudly pluralistic society. This country is, not a melting pot, but a mosaic. Diversity and cultural differences are celebrated and embraced. While international culture may take a prominent role in Canadian identity, a recent Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that such cultural considerations do not carry weight in Canadian criminal sentencing […]

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