Monthly Archives: December 2018

Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 20 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Dellen Millard gets third life sentence for killing father; not eligible for parole for 75 years

Serial killer Dellen Millard will spend at least 75 years in prison after being handed a rare third consecutive life sentence for first-degree murder Tuesday.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 18 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

This is what you need to know about Canada’s new drunk driving laws

Convicted impaired drivers now face stricter penalties, and police officers now have enhanced powers to determine whether drivers are impaired by alcohol or other drugs.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 17 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Cannabis report card: How’s the legal pot regime working for Canadians?

Two months after recreational cannabis was legalized, Canada’s new pot regime is still working out kinks in the supply chain and the enforcement of new rules.

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Slim’s Criminal News Dec 13 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Civil liberties group opposes naming impaired driving suspects

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is taking issue with police forces “naming and shaming” people charged with impaired driving -related offences — a move Ottawa police recently said they’re considering.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon charged with sex crimes

MONTREAL– Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon, who resigned from the entertainment company last year amid allegations of abuse, was charged with rape and indecent assault Wednesday.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 10 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Court delays persist, despite Jordan

The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Jordan and the problems it tried to address are still top of mind in the criminal courts in Ontario nearly two-and-a-half years after it was released.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 7 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Feds reject push to amend Criminal Code to outlaw forced sterilization

OTTAWA– The Liberal government does not plan to change the Criminal Code to explicitly outlaw coerced sterilization — rejecting a resolution passed byFirst Nations chiefs on Thursday.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 6 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

COMMENTARY:On impaired driving, the Liberals’ left hand has no clue what the right is doing

Do you ever get the feeling that the federal Liberals’ left hand hasn’t the slightest idea what its right hand is doing? Like, not the first clue?

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 4 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The Royal Commission should look into all paid police informers, criminal law expert says

Accredited criminal law specialist and lawyer, George Defteros has welcomed the news that a royal commission will be established in Victoria to look at the recruitment of police informants, following the ‘LawyerX’ case which emerged this week after Victoria’s highest court overturned years of suppression orders preventing publishing details of the story regarding a barrister who represented notorious underworld figures, while acting as a police informant against some of her clients from 2003, but mainly between 2005and 2009.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 3 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Failed B.C. money-laundering case shows ‘snow-washing’ is thriving in Canada

WhenRCMP raided the offices of Silver International Investments Inc. in Richmond,B.C., they found a $2-million stash of $20 bills, along with records pointing to a much bigger operation. Law-enforcement officials would eventually conclude that the company was part of an alleged scheme to launder hundreds of millions of dollars a year in dirty money from China through various casinos in the province, including the nearby River Rock Casino.

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