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Is it a Crime to Kill or Injure a Dog or Cat?

It is a criminal offence to kill or injure a cat or dog in Canada. Yes. It is a crime in Canada to injure or kill a cat or dog. It is also a crime to endanger a cat or dog, cause unnecessary suffering to a dog or cat, and to cause damage or injury to a dog or cat while they are being driven or conveyed. Injuring, endangering or causing unnecessary suffering to a dog or cat are serious offences and may be punishable by jail. The Criminal Code of Canada allows for a punishment of up to five years in jail upon conviction of an indictable offence; and a $10,000 fine or 18 months in jail, or both, for conviction of a summary conviction offence. The punishment for causing damage or injury to a dog or cat while they are being driven or conveyed.…

26 Sep 2017

Can a Person With A Criminal Record Act as a...

21 Sep 2017

A surety is sometimes required for an accused person to be released from custody. What is a surety? A surety is someone who agrees to take…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Victor Rosario

20 Sep 2017
Victor Rosario was convicted of a crime he did not commit.

Victor Rosario was convicted of a crime he did not commit.   Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 1982, a fire was reported in a building on Decatur Street…

What is an Acquittal?

24 Aug 2017

An acquittal is a decision in a criminal trail that the accused in not guilty. An acquittal occurs when someone accused of a criminal offence takes…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Jabbar...

23 Aug 2017

Here Jabbar Washington Washington hugs his criminal defence lawyer, shortly after being exonerated. On January 21, 1995, several armed men looking for drugs and cash staged…

Is it a Crime to Play a Prank on Someone?

22 Aug 2017

Two Toronto men are facing multiple criminal offence charges for allegedly playing pranks on unsuspecting people. You may be charged with a criminal offence for playing…

#wrongfullyconivctedwednesday Frederick Clay

16 Aug 2017

Here we see Fredrick with his lawyers shortly after being exonerated.         Shortly after 4 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 1979, residents heard…