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Groundbreaking impaired canoeing ruling a warning to operators

Groundbreaking impaired canoeing ruling a warning to operators

Groundbreaking impaired canoeing ruling a warning to operators

By Peter Small, AdvocateDaily.com Contributor

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.

“Now the police have clear direction from the court that says if it’s muscle-powered on the waterways and somebody is impaired, they can charge the individual,” Dostaler, founder of Céline Dostaler Professional Corporation, tells AdvocateDaily.com.

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