Ontario criminal decisions

Police were not expected to prove crime before they were entitled to investigate it

Criminal Law - Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Unreasonable search and seizure [s. 8]

Once wife implicitly revoked implied invitation to speak to police, officer was required to leave

Criminal Law - Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Unreasonable search and seizure [s. 8]

Charter protected interest was high as accused was mentally ill and experiencing panic attack

Criminal Law - Charter of Rights And Freedoms - Charter remedies [s. 24]

Accused failed to take any reasonable measures to avoid colliding with young man

Criminal law - Offences against the person and reputation - Impaired driving causing bodily harm

Evidence suggested officer made mistake untainted by racial profiling

Criminal Law - Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Arbitrary detention or imprisonment [s. 9]

Accused’s criminal record was referred to for permissible purpose

Criminal Law - Offences Against the Person and Reputation - Impaired driving/care or control