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Is it a Crime to Videotape Your Sexual...

it is a criminal offence to videotape someone without their consent.   It is illegal to videotape your sexual encounter with someone without his or her consent. The criminal code defines the act of doing so as voyeurism. Found in section 162.1 of the  Criminal Code. Voyeurism 162. (1) Every one commits an offence who, surreptitiously, observes — including by mechanical or electronic means — or makes a visual recording of a person who is in circumstances that give rise to a reasonable expectation of privacy, if (a) the person is in a place in which a person can reasonably be expected to be nude, to expose his or her genital organs or anal region or her breasts, or to be engaged in explicit sexual activity; (b) the person is nude, is exposing his or her genital organs or anal region or her breasts, or is…

25 Oct 2016

Will I have a Criminal Record if I am...

20 Oct 2016

It may be possible to avoid a criminal record even if there is a finding of guilt for a domestic assault charge. Determining whether or not…

#wrognfullyconvictedwednesday Maria Sheppard

19 Oct 2016

Maria Sheppard was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter for killing her own step-daughter.   In 1991 Maria Shepard was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter for killing her three-year-old…

Is it a Crime to Leave Your Child Alone in a...

18 Oct 2016

It is a crime to leave your child alone in your car.   It is a criminal offence to leave a child alone in a parked…

What happens when the police attend the...

13 Oct 2016

While police can exercise their discretion, most often criminal charges will be laid in alleged domestic assault incidents. Domestic violence is a serious crime that has…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday John Salmon

12 Oct 2016

John Salmon was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter for a crime that never occurred.   Couple 28-year-old Maxine Ditchfeild and her common-law husband, John Salmon, had been…

Is it a Crime to Spank Your Child?

11 Oct 2016

Unless unreasonable force is employed it is not a crime to spank your child When defined as a use of reasonable force it is not a…