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Is it a Crime to Falsely Identify Yourself...

It is possible to be charged with the criminal offence of Obstructing Justice for falsely identifying or refusing to identify yourself to police Obstruction of Justice is defined in section 139.1 of the Criminal Code Obstructing justice 139. (1) Every one who wilfully attempts in any manner to obstruct, pervert or defeat the course of justice in a judicial proceeding, (a) by indemnifying or agreeing to indemnify a surety, in any way and either in whole or in part, or (b) where he is a surety, by accepting or agreeing to accept a fee or any form of indemnity whether in whole or in part from or in respect of a person who is released or is to be released from custody, is guilty of (c) an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or (d) an offence punishable on summary conviction. Idem…

1 Aug 2017

Who is Nelson Mandela?

27 Jul 2017

While fighting for equality and peace Nelson Mandela faced and was convicted of criminal offence charges. Before winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 and becoming…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Mustafa Ururyar

26 Jul 2017

  Mustafa Ururyar was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.   In 2015, Mustafa Ururyar was accused of sexually assaulting Mandi Gray, a woman with whom he…

Is it a Crime to Prank Call Someone?

25 Jul 2017

You could face criminal offence charges for prank calling someone.   prank calling can be defined as a mischievous phone call made to trick someone. While…

What is Mental Health Court?

21 Jul 2017

Accused persons in Ontario suffering from mental illness can have different resolutions available to them. The Ontario criminal justice system recognizes the casual connection that can…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Anthony Daye

19 Jul 2017

Anthony was convicted of a crime he did not commit. When Anthony Daye 30 years old he was wrongfully convicted of a crime, drug possession for…

Is it a Crime to Almost Hit a Pedestrian?

18 Jul 2017

You may be charged with a driving related offence even if no accident occurs.   Careless driving If you almost hit a pedestrian with your car…