Dramatic drop in impaired charges
The number of impaired driving charges has dropped dramatically since the government introduced new penalties in September, say Vancouver criminal lawyers who handle impaired cases.
Cops hone drug recognition skills
Const. Shane Miles is learning to walk the fine line between diagnosing a drunk and pinpointing a pothead.
No more booze for bureaucrats: Ottawa
OTTAWA—High-flying bureaucrats expecting Canadians to pick up their bar tabs at conferences and social get-togethers are being reined in as part of federal government's effort to trim Canada's whopping $45.5 billion deficit.
Drug bill passes
SIMCOE NORTH – A private member's bill, championed by Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop and aimed at protecting children, is one step closer to becoming law.
Bill 84 proposes stiff penalties for those convicted of exposing children to illegal drug production and trafficking.
Divided Supreme Court puts limit on privacy expectations
The right to privacy in one's home is not absolute, the Supreme Court of Canada said Wednesday in a ruling that allowed police to conscript a Calgary power company to collect details of a customer's electricity use to determine if he was growing marijuana.
Province working to reduce abuse of prescription narcotics
The provincial government recently announced was moving forward on the recently announced Narcotics Strategy by introducing the Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act.
CCSA seeks Senior Evaluation Analyst
CCSA is looking for a Senior Evaluation Analyst, reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
Canada not following U.S. steps to ban alcoholic energy drinks
Health Canada is maintaining that pre-mixed, alcoholic energy drinks can be sold — even as the U.S. government is set to act on the products.
Centraide's change in focus has some groups feeling left out
Agencies that work with cancer and AIDS patients, recovering addicts and the depressed are imploring Centraide’s Montreal branch not to cut their funding after decades of support.
Alberta may stiffen drinking and driving laws
Intoxicated motorists in Alberta could be hammered with tougher anti-drinking and driving laws.