Diversion in Criminal Cases

A criminal record can have a serious impact on your future. The effects of a criminal record can include restrictions on your travel ability and future employment. If you are not a Canadian citizen, you may have to wait several years before being allowed to apply for...

Police Powers and Investigative Detention

The police may approach you for questioning in a variety of situations. You may be walking down the street, hanging out at school or even driving in your car. It is important to know when the police can lawfully detain you for questioning. Section 9 of the Charter of...
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