Monthly Archives: October 2012

The interception of private communications

The interception of private communications constitutes a search and seizure and is subject to the requirement of reasonableness imposed by s.8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A search and seizure is reasonable if it is authorized by a … Continue reading

A Criminal Conviction

A criminal conviction and imprisonment, with the attendant stigma that attaches, is the most serious sanction the law can impose on a person, and is generally reserved for conduct that is highly culpable, conduct that is viewed as harmful to … Continue reading

The Criminal Offence of Dangerous Driving

When does a person cross the line from pure civil liability for making a mistake while driving to the criminal offence of Dangerous Driving? In order to establish Dangerous Driving , the Crown Prosecutor must show the acts and mental … Continue reading