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  • Manitoba Inmate Phone System and the effect on Poor People

    The jail phone system charges inmates for phone calls. If you are a sentenced prisoner in a Manitoba jail, you have to pay per call. If you are on charge, but have not been sentenced, you get three free phone calls per day, but are charged for any other calls (except to you lawyer). This… Read Mor … Read more »

  • Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash: Reasons for Sentence

    A Saskatchewan Judge released their written reasons justifying the eight (8) year sentence for Jaskirat Singh Sidhu for his role in the Humboldt Broncos Bus Collision. In the reasons, the Court outlined the circumstances of the collision and the circumstances of Mr. Sidhu. The Judge ultimately sente … Read more »

  • Bruce McArthur: Ontario Court Judge’s Reasons for Sentence

    Bruce McArthur was recently sentenced by the Ontario Superior Court for the brutal murders of eight men from Toronto. McArthur was sentenced to life in prison, with parole eligibility set for 25 years. One of the questions with respect to this high profile sentencing was whether the Justice was goin … Read more »

  • Newest Rules for Impaired Driving/DUI/Drunk Driving in Manitoba – 2019

    The laws for impaired driving were amended in December, 2018, giving police new powers to investigate and make arrests for DUI/Impaired Driving type offences. The new laws also create new minimum sentences for convictions for impaired driving and DUI type offences. One of the amendments that will ha … Read more »

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Conviction Reversed

    The Ontario Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against a conviction and entered an acquittal for a possession for the purpose of trafficking charge. Click here to read the case The police arrested three men in a car after finding a large amount of cocaine in a sandwich bag hanging out of a pouch in.. … Read more »