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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What is the difference between a summary conviction offence and indictable offence?

Every offence in the Criminal Code of Canada will fall under three categories: summary conviction offences, indictable offences, and offences in which the Crown Attorney chooses to proceed by summary conviction or indictment. Summary conviction offences are of a less serious nature than indictable offences. Summary Conviction Offences There are […]

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