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What to do If You Are Accused of Identity Theft

According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, identity theft is on the rise in Canada, with an average of 27,000 victims […]

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What Are Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Canada, and Do I Need to Serve The Entire Term?

There are currently dozens of crimes in Canada that carry minimum sentencing requirements, including minimum fines and mandatory periods of […]

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Types of Evidence and How They Impact Your Case

Evidence is used in a trial to establish and prove or disprove specific facts about the case. They help prove […]

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Penalties and Sentencing for Wire, Mail and Telemarketing Fraud

Mass marketing fraud is fraud committed through mass-communications media like telephones, the internet, email, television, radio and personal contact. It […]

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Mitigating Factors and Sentencing in Child Pornography Possession – New Precedents

The possession or distribution of even a small amount of child pornography is a serious crime in Canada. The sentencing […]

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The Difference Between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree Murder

There is often confusion about what distinguishes 1st-degree murder from other types of murder, but the difference often comes down […]

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Should I Accept a Plea Deal and How Does Plea Bargaining Work?

If you are facing criminal charges, it can be tempting to consider a plea bargain rather than risk the chance […]

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Can You Be Charged For Lying to Get a COVID Vaccine?

The Ontario provincial government’s vaccine rollout has been shaky at best. Critics blame the provincial government for the lack of […]

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Can You Be Convicted on Hearsay?

Hearsay is a term that refers to statements heard outside of the court that cannot be admitted into evidence because […]

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Can Your Criminal Trial be Delayed if You Contract COVID-19?

The global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting court proceedings across the globe. If you are currently involved in a criminal case, […]

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