Calgary police say they're ready to spot and arrest drivers who are high behind the wheel. They've trained 30 Drug Recognition Experts -- or "D-R-E's" -- to spot drug-impaired drivers.
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Canada's Criminal Code divides offences into three categories: indictable offences, summary conviction offences and hybrid offences which can be handled through either summary conviction or indictment. Typically, the more serious an offence is, the more likely it is to be categorized as an indictable offence.
The fatal shooting of a man thought to be working for a rival drug dealer garnered a Calgary man a nine-year sentence Monday.
“(Victim) was attacked by the three men and a firearm was pointed at him,” said Crown Prosecutor Brian Holtby.