343-309-9226 or 705-742-0440 or 613-531-9099 or 613-505-0059 or 613-771-7260 or 705-878-8100 or 289-301-1890 or 905-725-3564 or 289-803-0288 or 647-932-8077 or 905-458-1921 or 289-780-7252 or 1-800-668-1657
February 24, 2022
What is Entrapment?
What constitutes a legitimate investigative law enforcement technique can easily veer into an infringement on the rights of individuals in Canada.
March 15, 2021
The Important Implications of Bill C-22
Recently, the federal government tabled Bill C-22 in the House of Commons, which contains important implications for sentencing.
December 18, 2020
Hard Drugs Decriminalized: Changing Times, Changing Attitudes
The times they are a-changin,’ and with the times, attitudes towards the recreational use of drugs are also changing.
September 21, 2020
Drug Offences: Controlled Substances
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, defines a controlled substance in the context of criminal law.
September 14, 2020
Drug Offences: The Legality of “Illegal” Dispensaries
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer with Aitken Robertson, explains the legality of "illegal" cannabis dispensaries.
August 24, 2020
Drug Offences: Travel to USA
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, talks about whether you will have trouble traveling to the US if you have a drug charge on your record.
February 26, 2020
Drug Offences: Growing Cannabis
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, reviews the laws surrounding growing your own cannabis.
February 19, 2020
Drug Offences: Scheduled Substances
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, explains what it means to be charged with possession of a scheduled substance.
February 13, 2020
Drug Offences: Possession of Cannabis
Philip Stiles, criminal lawyer, talks about what your rights are when it comes to possession of cannabis.
January 31, 2020
How Far Is Too Far When It Comes to Police Searches?
It is safe to assume that at some point, you have watched police searches on American TV shows. Keep in mind the laws in America are different to those in Canada and this blog will focus on the latter.