Changes are coming to the way drunk drivers are policed and prosecuted in Alberta with the provincial government set to issue a directive to police that will largely decriminalize impaired driving, CBC News has learned.
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Saying it would bring the administration of justice into disrepute, a Calgary judge on Tuesday declined to sentence a Calgary woman to just six months for setting up a bank heist.
In Nov. 26, 2014 [the accused], a young teller provided information to her boyfriend and two other men to assist them in carrying out a bank robbery. Prosecutor Ryan Jenkins and defence counsel Greg Dunn want the judge hearing her case to sentence [the accused] to six months, less a day, in jail and place her on probation for two years.
Global News spoke with two legal experts who said there’s no hard and fast rule when it comes to defending property and that “each case is different.”
Gord Gillies, from Global News, speaks with Greg Dunn of to discuss what rights rural gun owners have under the Criminal Code of Canada.
If you have been accused of a crime, a criminal record is a possibility. While criminal records are not publicly viewable, they can have negative effects on your future. You may be barred from traveling to certain countries, depending on the outcome of your criminal case.
If you are charged with a criminal offence under Canada's Criminal Code or Calgary's local and provincial laws, quality legal representation is incredibly important. What happens during your case can affect your life for years to come.
What to Do When Charged with Theft Under $5000 in Calgary, Alberta. Charges of this sort of theft are common; roughly 50,00 people in Canada are charged with theft under $5000 each year.