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Is it a Crime Not to Cooperate With The...

You can be charged with a criminal offence for obstructing the police. It can be a criminal offence not to cooperate with the police It is a crime in Canada to obstruct a public officer or peace officer, other wise known as the police, while they are in acting in the capacity of their duty. It is also possible to be charged with a criminal offence for obstructing any person who is deemed to be lawfully aiding a police officer in their duty Section 129 of the Criminal Code: Every one who (a) resists or wilfully obstructs a public officer or peace officer in the execution of his duty or any person lawfully acting in aid of such an officer, (b) omits, without reasonable excuse, to assist a public officer or peace officer in the execution of his duty in arresting a person or in preserving…

3 May 2017

Is it a Crime to Date a Minor in Canada?

25 Apr 2017

You can be charged with a sexual offence for sexual activity with a minor under 16 years of age.   There is nothing that prohibits someone…

Is it a Crime if Your Dog Bites or Attacks...

18 Apr 2017

Pit bulls are a prohibited dog breed in Ontario. It is possible to be charged with a criminal offence in Ontario if your dog bites or attacks…

Is Tax Evasion a Crime?

11 Apr 2017

What is tax evasion? you can be charged with a criminal offence for committing tax evasion. Tax evasion occurs when an individual or business ignores tax…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Darryl Hunt

30 Mar 2017

Darryl with his defence lawyers after his exoneration. In 1984 Darryl Hunt was twice wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of Deborah Sykes. He went on to be exonerated by DNA evidence after…

Is it Illegal to Own a Monkey in Canada?

28 Mar 2017

It is illegal to own a pet monkey in Toronto. In Canada, provincial and municipal bylaws regarding monkey and other exotic animal ownership  vary. As of  2003,  the…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Timothy Brian...

23 Mar 2017

  Timothy Cole would spend the rest of his life incarcerated after being wrongfully convicted of rape. Timothy Brian Cole was wrongfully convicted of rape and…