A Brampton judge has been cleared of judicial misconduct over his involvement with an advocacy group for Black Canadians. Justice McLeod is a founder of the Federation of Black Canadians, and formerly served as chair of its interim steering committee. He testified at his discipline hearing that his meetings involving federation board members and […]
Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers smoking weed, law enforcement officials say.
With the legalization of recreational cannabis came new impaired driving laws. Give me a call at 416-399-1018 to discuss.
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Published: November 17, 2017
Updated: November 18, 2017 8:13 AM EST
Toronto SUN News Crime
After a night of drinking and gambling at Caesar’s Windsor casino in October 2012, Andrew Cowan drove his friend’s Ford F-150 at speeds of up to 150 km/hr and sent the pick-up flying through […]
The Alberta government is instructing prosecutors not to waste time and money on serious and violent cases – including first-degree murder – when they have only a “slim chance” of a conviction. Instead, they are being told to accept plea bargains to lesser offences. In minor cases, a police arrest with no prosecution at all […]
Wishing you and your loved ones all the very best during this time of year. Please be careful on the roads as impaired driving seems to go hand in hand with holidays. Remember that driving while impaired by a drug or alcohol is a criminal offence with serious consequences. Be smart and be […]
Any person under the age of 18 years who is charged with a criminal offence is entitled to the benefits provided under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).
The YCJA recognizes that youth are at a stage in their lives where they are not fully developed intellectually and therefore are entitled to leniency under the law. […]
Critics decry secretive discipline system for Crown attorneys
Crown attorneys’ courtroom conduct highlights lack of transparency in disciplinary process.
Toronto Crown attorney Sunita Malik was found to have made as many as five errors in her closing address to the jury at a murder trial. (SYSTEM)
‘Justice has to not only be done, but seen to be done.’ And […]
Domenic Manzo – Ride to Conquer Cancer
The 2016 Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® benefiting Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
Domestic violence is a serious problem in our society and York Region has it`s fair share of such cases. Newmarket has a Domestic Court set up for Tuesdays and Wednesdays in 102 court starting at 9:30am. Your first appearance in this court is usually an administrative one where you will receive your […]