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
September 26, 2018
Post Bill C-46 (Marijuana Legalization)
The legalization of marijuana is fast approaching in Canada on October 17, 2018. With this legalization also comes the need to amend and update laws to compensate for the potential consequences of legalized marijuana usage. This reaction, while necessary, runs the risk of being done brashly and in a manner that fails to represent the scientific facts of marijuana usage.
August 16, 2018
When Can the Police Search my Vehicle?
Under s.8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms you have the right “to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.” A search by the police is presumed to be unreasonable if they don’t have a warrant. But under some circumstances police are permitted to conduct a search without a warrant. The law in this area is complex and very much fact-driven (i.e. the context of the search matters).
April 20, 2018
Drug Treatment Court
A C.B.C. Documentary: "We're not arresting ourselves out of the problem, are we?" A C.B.C. radio documentary gets its title…
May 12, 2017
Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act
Overdue Federal Law to Help Combat Overdoses from Worsening Opioid Crisis Introduction Canada is in the midst of a worsening…