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April

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Leaving the Scene of an Accident Can Cost You

An auto accident can leave anyone feeling disoriented, shaken up, and scared. What happens now? Many people worry about encountering the police. For some, they have never had to deal with the police before. In the moments immediately following an … Continue reading

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April

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Can You Turn Around at a DUI Checkpoint?

If you have ever driven on New Year’s Eve or St. Patrick’s Day, chances are you have seen a DUI checkpoint. You may have even seen one outside a large sporting event, a music concert, or a festival. Police officers … Continue reading


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March

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Is Panhandling Illegal in Ontario?

If you spend time in urban areas, you have probably encountered panhandlers. The majority of panhandlers are not aggressive, but a select few can be quite forceful about asking for money. Understandably, many people get nervous when a panhandler acts … Continue reading

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February

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Will the Federal Government Decriminalise Marijuana?

Marijuana has long been an unsettled issue, both in Canada and the United States. Now, the federal government has announced it will likely propose legislation in 2017 to decriminalise marijuana – something that could bring clarity to the law for … Continue reading

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January

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Mental Health Issues and Criminal Offences

In recent years, new light has been shed on the link between mental health issues and criminal offences. Not only are individuals with mental health disorders more likely to be involved in the commission of a criminal offence – they … Continue reading

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