Open

Is it a Crime to fake your own death in...

Psuedocide is legal in Canada.  It is not a crime to fake your own death is in Canada.  What is psuedocide? Psuedocide refers to the phenomenon of someone faking his or her own death. While there can be many motivators for psuedocide, it is most often a last resort for people wishing to avoid financial or legal problems or to defraud life insurance companies. Is psuedocide legal? While there is no specific provision in the Canadian Criminal Code that criminalizes psuedocide, the action can be associated with other criminal charges. What are the criminal charges associated with psuedocide?  Fraud, in the instance of insurance fraud. Obstruction of justice, in the instance that someone was trying to evade a police investigation. Public mischief in the instance that someone was trying to evade a police investigation and/or commit insurance fraud. These charges can potentially be laid against an individual who is alleged…

17 May 2016

What is Sexual Consent?

12 May 2016

without clear consent sexual activity is sexual assault. Sexual consent is sexual behaviour that both parties consent to. While this may seem like an unequivocally  clear…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays

11 May 2016

Steven Truscott was sentenced to be hanged at only 14 yrs old. Canadian teenager, Steven Truscott was wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of his…

Is it Crime to Burn the Canadian Flag?

10 May 2016

  It is legal to burn the Canadian flag. It is legal to burn the Canadian Flag, in Canada. The Canadian flag may be a symbol…

What is the Difference Between Criminal...

6 May 2016

What are Criminal Offences?   Different offences carry different consequences In the Canadian legal system, there are offences legislated under the Criminal Code of Canada and…

Is It a Crime to Abandon Your Dog?

3 May 2016

Abandoning your dog can be a criminal act.         Abandoning your dog is explicitly defined as a crime in the Criminal Code of Canada Section 446(1)(b).  S.446(1)(b)…

What is Carding?

28 Apr 2016

  New legislation will regulate controversial police carding practices.   Carding, also known as police checks, is the police practice of arbitrarily and randomly stopping an…