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Drug-Impaired Drivers

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.

What is an Indictable Offence?

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.

What is a Summary Conviction Offence?

When you are charged with a crime under the Criminal Code in Canada, there are three categories of possible offence you can be charged with: 

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