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Is it a Crime to Post Intimate Photos of...

is it a criminal offence to share intimate photos of someone online without their consent.   Since March 10, 2015 it has been a criminal offence  to share intimate images of a person without the consent of the person in the image. It follows that publicizing such an image on Facebook or on any other social media websites would be a criminal offence. Section 162.1(1) pertains to publication etc., of an intimate image without consent: Publication, etc., of an intimate image without consent 162.1 (1) Everyone who knowingly publishes, distributes, transmits, sells, makes available or advertises an intimate image of a person knowing that the person depicted in the image did not give their consent to that conduct, or being reckless as to whether or not that person gave their consent to that conduct, is guilty (a) of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of…

20 Dec 2016

#wrongfulyconvicted Wednesday Wilson Nepoose

14 Dec 2016

  Wilson Nepoose was wrongfully convicted of second-degree murder Wilson Nepoose was a First Nations man, of Samson Creeman. He was wrongly convicted of second-degree murder. Wilson was…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ivan Henry

7 Dec 2016

Ivan Henry is spent the longest known period of time incarcerated of any person wrongfully convicted of a crime. A Vancouver man, Ivan William Mervin Henry …

Is it a Crime to Plan to Commit a Crime?

6 Dec 2016

  Planning to commit a crime is a criminal offence in itself.   Planning to commit a crime is a criminal offence in Canada. Regardless of…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Randy Drunken

30 Nov 2016

  Randy Drunken was wrongfully convicted of murdering his own girlfriend. Newfoundland man, Randy Drunken of St. John’s, was wrongly accused and convicted of killing his…

Is it a Crime to Share Your Netflix Password?

29 Nov 2016

  If you Netflix and chill using someone else’s account you could technically be subject to criminal charges. In the Criminal Code legislation exists that is…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Amanda Knox

23 Nov 2016

Amanda Knox spent four years in an Italian prison for a crime she did not commit. 21 year old Meredith Susanna Cara Kercher was a British student…