Is it Crime to Tip a Cow?

The Criminal Code has prohibitions on injuring animals. For example, section 444 of the Criminal Code, specifically protecting cattle, states that: Injuring or endangering cattle 444 (1) Every one commits an offence who wilfully (a) kills, maims, wounds, poisons or...

What is a Peace Bond?

A peace bond can be a good alternative to  a finding of  guilt for the accused. When someone is facing criminal charges they may be resolved  by entering into a peace bond. Section 810 in the Criminal Code pertains to peace bonds: 810 (1) An information may be laid...
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