Tag: Charter

  • Will The Pot Laws Fall Again?

    By Ted Smith Every once in a while, a court case determines the direction of Canadian society. It is a rare occasion when unique circumstances challenge the courts to strike a balance between individual freedoms and public security. Often precedent helps guide a judge towards generally accepted principals of justice that predetermine rules of evidence, […]

  • Inside The InSite Ruling

    ´╗┐By John Conroy Counsel to VANDU I have now had an opportunity to read the Supreme Court of Canada decision thoroughly, and here is my opinion and summary of what it stands for: 1. The Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) is valid federal legislation under the federal criminal law power having the dual purposes […]