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November 7, 2016

Euthanasia has been a hotly-debated topic in Canadian politics for some time now. Things recently took a significant turn with the recent involvement of the B.C.L.A. (British Columbia Civil Liberties Association), who have been actively appealing the federal government...

October 31, 2016

Chris Hughes, a photo enthusiast, was arrested by authorities in Cuba for using a drone at one of the country’s tourist sites.  Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Hughes travelled to Cuba, first using the drone to obtain views of Cuba’s capital city.  Hughes wasn’t prov...

September 23, 2016

The Canadian Medical Association has made several recommendations on marijuana regulations. While not taking a position for or against legalization, the organization recommends a minimum age for smoking pot at 21, and controlled sale of the drug to those under 25. It a...

August 12, 2016

The infanticide committed by a Kamloops woman has caused Canada’s seemingly outdated infanticide law in the Criminal Code to once again come into review.  The woman in question is Courtney Saul, who originally received a second-degree murder conviction in 2011 for kill...

August 2, 2016

David Singh Tucker, 28, was found dead early 25 by the staff of the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre. He was awaiting trial for a violent sexual offense at UBC. Tucker was charged with co-accused Yuan Zhi Gao with one count of breaking and entering. Tucker was also char...

July 25, 2016

The first Canadian arrested under post-911 terrorism law is currently seeking day parole following his conviction in 2008 for terrorism offences. Thirty-seven-year-old Momin Khawaja was a software developer arrested in 2004 after aiding and abetting a terrorist attack...

July 17, 2016

CBC News recently reported that the Liberal government was considering to reopen a farming program that was intended for inmates to develop work skills.  During the time of the Conservative government, six farms from this program were shut down in various provinces, li...

July 13, 2016

Most of us have heard contradictory advice about how to prepare for the first year of law school. While some people may recommend spending your summer memorising the entire Charter and Criminal Code (not my personal recommendation), others urge incoming students to tak...

July 10, 2016

An ethical debate had taken shape after police used a robot, armed with an explosive, to take the life of a sniper responsible for the Dallas shootings.  Although this act was done to prevent further loss of life, concerns had now been raised towards the unconventional...

June 29, 2016

Based off a controversial Ontario law, BC cyclist advocates are calling for a law requiring motorists to provide one metre of space when passing cyclists on the road. Ontario passed their law last September, fining motorists $110 and two demerit points for driving less...

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