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According to the Highway Traffic Act, "No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a roadway in a race or contest, while performing a stunt or on a bet or wager."
If you are so inclined to read up on the Canadian Criminal Code, you would see that often when outlining penalties, the Code states a mandatory minimum sentence. In fact, several offences that we are familiar with have a mandatory minimum sentence.
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, defines a controlled substance in the context of criminal law.
Under section 53.1 of the Highway Traffic Act, driving with a suspended licence in Ontario is considered an offence.
When first charged, it is sort of like you are waiting for the other shoe to drop. The temptation is to put the decision off, to delay in doing your due diligence and hiring a DUI lawyer.
So what exactly are you allowed to put online? To sum everything up, it all comes down to one word; permission.
Everyone has their own style of working. So, what is a typical day for an articling student at Aitken Robertson?
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer with Aitken Robertson, explains the legality of "illegal" cannabis dispensaries.
The prospect of spending time in jail is not a pleasant one. But if you have to go to jail, it’s a good idea to get informed about the jail you will be sent to.