Justin Marchand discusses what happens to your rights when you are detained by the police and how he deals with these situations.
If you're put into criminal jeopardy, via an interaction between you and police, the police are going to have an obligation imposed on them, by the Charter.
It is a shocking revelation to many that driving itself is not necessary to charge or convict a person of impaired driving, or driving over 80.
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms under section 8 gives you the right against arbitrary search and seizure, and your vehicle would be a place where you have a privacy interest.
Having subsequent charges can affect you in a number of ways, including longer car impoundment times or minimum jail time for charges within five years.
There's generally something that can be done when you're charged with a traffic ticket, whether it's beating it or whether it's resolving it in line with your exact expectations.
If evidence used against you is proved to be obtained illegally, it is incumbent on the judge to turn their mind to a remedy.
Your right to a speedy trial is the colloquial version of section 11(b) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms which gives every citizen the right to a trial within a reasonable period of time.
Section 8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives you the right against arbitrary or unreasonable search and seizure.
The Supreme Court created hard ceilings on the amount of time that a matter could take from start to finish.