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Beginner’s Guide: What is Criminal Law in Canada?

November 15th, 2021|Blogs|

People who are part of Canadian society don’t always know the basics of the country’s criminal law. This can be due, in part, to the many American and Canadian law [...]

Can You Press Charges if Someone Drugs You?

November 5th, 2021|Blogs, Drug Offences|

It is a criminal offence in Canada to drug someone without their knowledge or consent, even if the drugs are legal. However, while fictional crime shows might have you believe [...]

Can Drug Trafficking Charges Be Dropped?

October 25th, 2021|Blogs, Drug Offences|

Drug trafficking charges can be dropped if the right defence is used in your case. When it comes to the law, individuals have to be careful about what they say [...]

What Happens When You Charge Someone with Assault?

October 15th, 2021|Blogs|

In Canada, assault is a serious offence. When facing one or more assault charges, you could geta criminal record, face a substantial amount of jail time, or even a sex [...]

How to Check My Driving Offences in British Columbia

October 15th, 2021|Blogs, Driving Offences|

Have your car insurance premiums increased? Can you remember exactly when that recent accident was? Any difficulty recalling how many demerit points you have left? When you need to consult [...]

How Can a Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges?

October 15th, 2021|Blogs|

In Canada, the police decide whether or not to make an arrest when they are called to investigate a situation involving domestic violence. They have the authority to detain and [...]

Is Driving without Insurance a Criminal Offence in Canada?

July 6th, 2021|Driving Offences|

Across Canada, you must  have active car insurance if you want to operate a vehicle. The minimum requirement laid out by each province and territory is to have third-party liability [...]

How to Beat Drug Trafficking Charges in Canada

June 25th, 2021|Drug Offences|

Being charged for drug-related offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act can be a life-changing event. If the federal prosecutor is able to convince the judge and/or jury to [...]

Can Drug Charges Be Expunged?

June 25th, 2021|Drug Offences|

Drug charges, such as drug possession or trafficking, result in expensive fines, jail time, and probation. Most importantly, a drug charge is usually a criminal offence, so it will be [...]

Is Indecent Exposure a Sex Offender Crime in Canada?

May 10th, 2021|Sex Crimes|

Indecent exposure is a sex offender crime in Canada. When you have an indecent exposure charge, it can greatly impact your ability to obtain work and result in a criminal [...]