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What Evidence Proves Most Viable in Canadian Sexual Assault Cases

According to the latest “Incident-based crime statistics” report from Statistics Canada, Ontario police investigated over 12,000 sexual assaults reported in 2022. While more than ha…

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Sexual Assault Prevention Strategies in Canada

Between 2002 and 2016, Canadian police investigated an average of 22,000 reported sexual assaults per year, according to incident-based crime statistics compiled by Statistics Canad…

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Understanding the Trauma Endured by Sexual Assault Victims

Sexual assault is the least reported violent criminal act reported to Canadian police by victims. According to the latest Statistics Canada criminal victimization report, numerous s…

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The True Costs of Impaired Driving in Canada

How does one calculate the true costs of impaired driving in Canada? If you Google “What are the true costs of impaired driving in Canada?” you’ll be hard-pressed to find a definiti…

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What is the Invitation to Sexual Touching Offence Under Canadian Law?

While the criminal invitation to sexual touching charge can be based on mere words, the Greater Toronto Area sexual assault defence lawyers of Mass Tsang warn clients that the offen…

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How to Find the Best Criminal Defence Lawyer in Brampton, Ontario

If you’re facing criminal charges in Brampton, Ontario, seeking a highly competent criminal defence lawyer should be your number one priority. Whether you’re entirely innocent of th…

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Sexual Assault and Rape — What’s the Difference in Canada?

You might be surprised to learn that “rape” is not listed as a criminal offence in Canada’s Criminal Code. In fact, you won’t find the word anywhere in the Code, and police agencies…

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What’s the Difference Between Indictable, Summary Conviction, and Hybrid Offences in Canada?

As a regular reader of our blog, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that we usually reference crimes categorized “indictable” or “summary conviction” offences, sometimes both. If you’re a c…

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Understanding Canada’s Age of Consent Law

“Consent” is one of the most essential words in Canadian laws covering sexual assault and other sexual offences. Police can address any sexual activity committed without consent as …

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Can You Smoke Cigarettes While Driving in Ontario?

Being a responsible driver, you’d never consider consuming alcohol or lighting up a joint while behind the wheel, right? But what about tobacco?

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Charged with Credit Card Fraud in Canada? — Here’s What You Should Know

If you rack up excessive credit card charges and quit remitting payments to the card issuing company, can Ontario police charge you with fraud?

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What Happens if a Police Officer Fails to Show Up in Court for My Case?

Without the officer’s testimony, the case cannot proceed, leading to dropped charges or quashing of the traffic ticket. Right?

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