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Video By Criminal Lawyers At Aitken Robertson
January 9, 2020

Drug Offence Overview

So why are drug offenses federal charges, and what makes them more serious, or why are they more serious?

What Are The Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Serious Drug Offences Imposed?dr
October 29, 2019

What Are the Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Serious Drug Offences Imposed?dr

In Canada, there are provisions under the law that establish mandatory minimum penalties for serious drug offences. Different criminal offences will warrant varied sentences.

Types Of Drug Charges Under The Controlled Drugs And Substance Act
September 15, 2019

Types of Drug Charges Under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act

If you are in a position where you are charged with a drug offence, then it is highly advised that you seek legal representation. This is because, among other reasons, drug offences are considered serious in Canada and thus, attract stern penalties including imprisonment.

Carpooling In Central East Ontario – What If Other Passengers Are Transporting Something Illegal?
September 5, 2019

Carpooling in Central East Ontario – What If Other Passengers are Transporting Something Illegal?

What if you are only a passenger and, unbeknownst to you, there is something illegal stuffed under the seat? Certainly you can’t be charged with its possession, can you? It might be useful to look at the common law concept of constructive possession and its implications for you if you are simply trying to get to work.

Drug Charges
August 12, 2019

Charged With Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking or Distribution – What Do I Need To Know?

Possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking or distribution in a scheduled substance (the “offence”) is a common charge that carries serious penalties including jail.

How To Protect Your Children From Ontario’s Legalization Of Cannabis
August 1, 2019

How to Protect Your Children From Ontario’s Legalization of Cannabis

You may be a concerned parent doing some on-line research about the legalization of cannabis to get ahead of potential issues arising from this or you may have a child that is already facing cannabis related charges.

Charged With A Drug Offence  – What Are Your Defences?
June 7, 2019

Charged With a Drug Offence – What Are Your Defences?

Drug offences are considered serious criminal offences in Canada and attract harsh penalties including imprisonment.

Lawyer For Bail Hearing
May 16, 2019

Changes to How the Federal Crown Deals with Breaches of Drug Bails for People with Substance Use Issues

A new policy directive from the Public Prosecution Service published April 1, 2019 hopes to change how the service deals with those accused persons addicted to drugs who breach conditions placed on them while on bail.

Drug Charges In Ontario
April 30, 2019

Charged with a Drug Offence in Brockville – What is the Penalty?

Drug offences are considered serious in Canada and attract stern penalties including imprisonment. It is critical to retain a lawyer.