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  • How Does Parole and Statutory Release Work in Canada?

    Parole, and other types of conditional release, are often seen as examples of the Canadian justice system “going easy” on offenders. Why are inmates being released back into the community before their sentence is even complete? A good question deserves a good answer. I recently appeared on CBC Radio … Read more »

  • Sexual Assaults in Canada – What is consent?

    Sexual Assault is among the most serious offences in the Criminal Code of Canada. Canadian courts continue to fine tune the law of actual consent, and honest but mistaken belief in consent. What is Sexual Assault?Sexual Assault is loosely defined as “any unwanted sexual act done by one person to ano … Read more »

  • R. v. Stairs 2022 SCC 11 – Case Summary

    The Supreme Court of Canada clarifies the scope, and requirements, for search of a person’s home incidental to their arrest.WhoPolice respond to a 9-1-1 domestic violence call. The caller indicates a man was seen repeatedly hitting a woman in a vehicle. Police locate the vehicle in the driveway of a … Read more »

  • Arson

    What is Arson & What Are the Consequences?Arson is one of the most dangerous Criminal offences. Fires and explosions can quickly spiral out of control, causing extensive property damage or death. Individuals charged with Arson may face many years in jail, but have many ways to fight the allegations … Read more »

  • The Best Lawyer in Winnipeg?

    From top shelf trial lawyers, to experienced criminal defence attorneys, many legends of the profession have called Winnipeg home. Lawyers are a competitive bunch, and while there’s no official competition or trophy for being the best, here are a few names that would be in the running. Greg BrodskyE … Read more »