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Drinking and driving is a multi-layered area of law that faces numerous repercussions, which can be detrimental to an individual’s ability to succeed, if convicted. The legal consequences are centered around the mandatory minimums that stem from the Criminal Code of Canada, and the Ministry of Transportation prohibitions that take effect on a provincial level.

Drinking and driving offenses are increasingly technical in nature and require skillful navigation due to the quickly evolving case law and both the legislative and...

2015-11-01 15:52  | Comment(0)


The law in Canada is such that if an individual is found sitting in the driver's seat of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or a drug or having over 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of his or her blood, that individual is deemed to have care or control of the vehicle. This law of course is equally applicable to the individual who takes possession of the control seat in an airplane, train or boat.

This is one...

2015-11-01 16:16  | Comment(0)