Winnipeg Drug Treatment Court

The first drug treatment court (DTC) was established in Toronto in 1998. The idea was to bring together professional treatment services for those involved in the criminal justice system in order to effectively address offenders’ drug additions. Soon after a drug treatment court was developed in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa […]

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Drug Treatment Court Success Story: The Graduation of JJ

All to often the Manitoba criminal law courts are filled with stories of tragedy. It’s the nature of the criminal justice system. A system that involves victims and offenders. Every once in a while, those privileged to participate in the justice system are blessed with different kinds of stories. Stories […]

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What is Drug Trafficking under Canadian Law?

You may be familiar with the idea of drug trafficking from popular television shows like The Wire and Breaking Bad, but what does Canadian law consider drug trafficking? Drug trafficking is not only the sale of drugs for a profit, but any kind of sharing. Section 2(1) of The Controlled […]

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