October 19, 2021
If charged, you could face a minimum fine of $750 for individuals and $1,000 for corporations. Maximum penalties include fines of up to $100,000 and up to one year in jail for an individual; up to $500,000 and up to a year in jail for an individual who is a director or officer of a corporation; and up to $10 million for a corporation.
June 21, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed severe restrictions on the rights of Canadians. While much progress has been made to quell the pandemic, there are still many limitations placed on Canadian citizens and those looking to enter Canada.
June 16, 2021
For those who find walking into a courtroom to be intimidating, virtual court may appear to be a good reprieve. Still, questions will certainly come up: Do I have to dress nicely? What if my connection breaks? All things considered, here’s a brief rundown of how virtual court usually takes place.
June 14, 2021
Sometimes when an individual is released on bail, on probation, or given a conditional sentence, they are told not to communicate or be in the presence of certain people.
May 25, 2021
To make out the NCR defence, “the accused must establish either: (a) that he has a mental disorder that renders him incapable of appreciating the nature and quality of his act; or (b) that he has a mental disorder that renders him incapable of knowing that it was wrong.”
May 21, 2021
On March 25, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the federal government’s hotly debated carbon tax was indeed constitutional.
April 20, 2021
A story I would like to tell about the effects of COVID-19 on how we interact, and how it is rapidly changing law and roles within society.