What is Carding?

    Carding, also known as police checks, is the police practice of arbitrarily and randomly stopping an individual and requesting that they identify themselves, often leading to further questioning. This practice had become more common in the last ten years due...

Is it a Crime to Threaten Someone In Canada?

    Threatening someone can be a criminal offence in Canada. It is defined as such in the Canadian Criminal Code as Uttering Threats in section 264.1.  A conviction of Uttering Threats will result in a criminal record for the accused. As explained in the Criminal...

What is TAVIS?

TAVIS  is Toronto Anti-Violence Strategy TAVIS is a provincially-funded, Toronto wide initiative led by the Toronto Police Service. As explained on the Toronto Police, it is intended to reduce crime and increase safety in Toronto communities most plagued by crime....

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays

In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a wrongful conviction and those devoted to their defence. #wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays tell the stories of individuals who have endured a conviction of a crime they did not commit and their path to eventual...

Is it a Crime to Burn Money?

In Canada it is a crime to destroy (including burn) currency in the form of coins. This is legislated in the Currency Act and also in the Criminal Code of Canada. The Currency Act The Currency Act is a Federal Act that states that “no person shall melt down,...
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