Criminal Defence
By: Spectrum Paralegal
January 2, 2014

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By: Spectrum Paralegal
January 2, 2014

“Assault” is a word we commonly use, and each of us has an understanding of what it means.  Typically, when we think about assault, we imagine someone punching or kicking another person. Although this is generally considered assault, of course, for the purposes of a conversation with someone who was charged with assault in Toronto […]

For those charged with a criminal offence, choosing a representative is an important and stressful decision. After paralegals became licensed in 2008, before choosing an individual representative, Ontarians can now choose the class of representatives they can and would like to have. So, a lawyer or paralegal? First off, this depends on the nature of […]

By: Spectrum Paralegal
January 2, 2014

Formal Definition of Dangerous Driving Dangerous driving is a criminal offence that the Criminal Code of Canada describes as operating “a motor vehicle in a manner that is dangerous to the public, having regard to all the circumstances, including the nature, condition and use of the place at which the motor vehicle is being operated […]

By: Spectrum Paralegal
January 2, 2014

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By: Spectrum Paralegal
January 2, 2014

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By: Spectrum Paralegal
June 30, 2012

In this article, we would like to discuss the fundamental principles of our criminal justice system. There are a number of memorable statements regarding these principles, such as “innocent until proven guilty.” What we would like to do is give these statements meaning, and explain their practical outcomes. There are four major principles which form the basis of Canadian […]

By: Spectrum Paralegal
January 2, 2014

Shoplifting is a colloquial term for theft in a retail store. The Criminal Code of Canada doesn’t have a special “shoplifting” provision. Those charged with shoplifting are charged under s. 322, which deals with theft. Speaking briefly and in simple, non-statutory terms, theft occurs when a person takes another’s property and puts it to their […]

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