With the holiday season approaching, it’s a good time to remind the public of the revised laws on impaired driving, says Ottawa criminal lawyer Céline Dostaler.
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Canada’s first conviction for impaired canoeing will likely lead to more charges against operators of human-powered watercraft, says Ottawa criminal lawyer Céline Dostaler.
With the holiday season underway, so too are the holiday RIDE Program checkpoints. Each year, law enforcement agencies across Ottawa and throughout Ontario set up checkpoints in an effort to curtail impaired driving from both alcohol and drugs.
Both technical and legal uncertainty about how using marijuana may cause driving impairment threaten to hamstring the court system as lawyers put the new laws on trial.
According to the Outaouais police force, the lack of drug recognition officers could cause logistical problems.
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