Your Rights when Stopped by the Police (in Canada)

Your rights are enshrined in Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It’s important to know your legal rights when dealing with the police. These rights form part of the foundation of our legal system and are in place to protect your privacy and liberty. A failure to know and utilize […]

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Reasonable Grounds to Arrest in Canada

In Canada, the police are empowered to detained and arrest under the Criminal Code of Canada and the common law. The police may arrest a person when issued a warrant by a Justice of the Peace or Judge. In these instances, the grounds for arrest have been judicially reviewed to […]

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When can the police pull over my vehicle?

For a quick overview, just watch the video. We got you covered! A police officer power to pull over a motor vehicle is derived from the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and the common law. The HTA allows police officers acting in the lawful execution of their duty to require the […]

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How do I destroy the police records of my photograph and fingerprints?

During the course of an investigation, the police have the right to take your fingerprints and photograph. Often the police will ask you questions about your physical appearance such as your height, weight, hair colour, eye colour, scars, tattoos, and other biographical information. If you have ever been charged with […]

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