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Cannabis Act Revisions in Ontario

Cannabis Act, S.C. 2018, c.16Cannabis Control Act, 2017Bill 36 The legalization of recreational marijuana is fast approaching. As it nears, […]

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Seizing Evidence Without A Warrant: Plain View Doctrine

  Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure. – Section 8 of the Canadian Charter […]

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Toronto Integrated Guns & Gangs Task Force

The Toronto Police Integrated Guns & Gangs Task Force, often referred to as simply Guns & Gangs or G & […]

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Grow-Op Charges for Marijuana

Marijuana production and cultivation charges, even for small grow-ops, can carry significant penalties. Depending on the allegations and the number […]

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Does A Youth Criminal Lawyer Serve The Parent Or The Child?

Usually, a youth criminal defence lawyer is hired by a parent of the child who is facing charges. At times […]

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Dispelling Toronto Youth Criminal Law Myths

The public understanding of Toronto Criminal Youth Law is rampant with myths and misunderstandings. There are a lot of variables […]

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Can Drug Dealers Face Manslaughter Charges In Overdose Deaths?

In the case of an overdose death, who do the courts hold responsible? Public pressure is creating a demand for […]

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“Not Criminally Responsible” Defence Toronto

The defence of mental disorder, which is commonly referred to a Not Criminally Responsible defence, or simply NCR, is used […]

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What To Do If Denied Bail In Toronto

Once arrested and charged for a criminal offence in Toronto, depending on the nature of the allegations police will either […]

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Special Considerations for Young Offenders

The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) replaced the Young Offenders Act and built upon it’s best practices. The main goal […]

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