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Nova Scotia cannabis legislation sets fines

Proposed Nova Scotia legislation would see fines as high as $10,000 for illegal marijuana sales or distribution to a person under 19, while impaired drivers will also face stiff penalties.

Dad says N.S. restorative justice helped after son’s jail cell death

Last year, Ernie LeBlanc opted for the face-to-face encounters rather than pursuing civil action over errors made when Jason LeBlanc died of an opioid overdose at the Cape Breton Correctional Centre in the early hours of Jan. 31, 2016.

Case Law: Fleeing from accident to avoid theft charge is still a hit & run

Leaving the scene of an accident to avoid criminal liability for possessing a stolen vehicle still fits the main component for a Criminal Code hit and run charge, as we see in R. v. Seipp, 2018 SCC 01.
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Meditating on the job: Editor’s commentary

“Bubbles of mindfulness” are appearing across policing, writes Mark Preston, a detective chief inspector of a major crime team in the U.K., in a Headspace blog post. According to him, this has the potential to lead to more compassion and fulfillment when it comes to acting in the line of duty. » Read more...

Toronto police withdraw bid to march in Pride parade

Toronto police are withdrawing their application to march in the city’s Pride parade, the force’s chief announced after event organizers said the presence of uniformed officers would make members of the LGBTQ community feel unsafe. » Read more...

Legal system often fails on male violence, judge says

A Newfoundland judge says the legal system has long failed to recognize the extent of violence faced by women who end relationships, and has opted to jail a man who threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and distributed an intimate video of her. » Read more...

Hardeep Kang Memorial Hockey Tournament

Date: April 19-20, 2018
Location: Brampton, Ont.
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Canadian Critical Incident Stress Congress

Date: April 24-27, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls Ont.
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LEVA Level 1: Forensic Video Analysis & The Law

Date: April 30, 2018
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Blue Line Expo

Date: May 3, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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