This report released by Statistics Canada indicates that the time needed to complete a charge is down in adult criminal court, but up in youth court. It also indicates that fewer cases and charges are completed in adult criminal and … Read More … Read More
It was late afternoon in April 2017 when police dispatch received a report of a drunk man stumbling around on a freeway ramp in Ontario’s cottage country. … Read More
Senators amend justice bill to push for harsher sentences for domestic violence against Indigenous women
A Senate committee has passed amendments to the government’s massive criminal justice legislation, Bill C-75, including changes that would require judges to consider harsher sentences for domestic violence against Indigenous women. … Read More
MPs return to Parliament Hill Monday, giving them four weeks until the House of Commons likely adjourns for the final time before the election campaign begins. … Read More
The Senate has voted to accept the latest version of the government’s long-debated legal marijuana legislation, paving the way for the bill to pass into Canadian law. … Read More
Amid the continuing fallout from the R. v. Jordan Supreme Court decision, some police forces say they are now watching costs as pressure mounts for officers to complete investigations faster. … Read More
The government is introducing duty counsel services at first appearance bail hearings to reduce court backlogs and help Albertans understand their rights. Read the full article on Alberta.ca.
You may think that you will be able to buy marijuana legally as of July 1. You should think again. Read the full article on the Globe and Mail.
In less than two years, 21 narcotics cases in Brampton have collapsed. Judges and defence lawyers point to problems in the federal prosecution office. … Read More
More than 200 criminal cases across the country have been tossed due to unreasonable delays since the Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark Jordan decision one year ago, court data shows. … Read More
The federal government will convene a meeting of Canada’s justice ministers later this month to discuss how to deal with fallout caused by last year’s controversial Supreme Court ruling aimed at limiting trial delays. … Read More
The changing nature of society, the economy, and technology has created new challenges for police services as they adapt their responsibilities in crime prevention, law enforcement, public assistance and maintenance of public order. The economics of policing and community safety … Read More
In the following article, Ray Zarb, Manager of Consulting Services at eJust Systems Inc. discusses managing and disclosing digital evidence. … Read More