Administrative Driving Suspensions and You – What You Need to Know

Under section 263.1 of Manitoba’s The Highway Traffic Act (“HTA”), police can immediately suspend your ability to drive. They can do so under three general “impairment by drug or alcohol” groups if you were operating a motor vehicle: *Blood drug concentration is measured in mg of alcohol per 100mL of blood. Police officers must tell … More Administrative Driving Suspensions and You – What You Need to Know

Sex without a Condom and “Stealthing” – is it Sexual Assault?

Recently, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) issued a ruling about how courts across the country deal with the question of sexual assault in relation to condomless sex. The case, R v Kirkpatrick, 2022 SCC 33, can be read here. The very short answer: “stealthing” (or non-consensual removal of a condom) is absolutely sexual assault. … More Sex without a Condom and “Stealthing” – is it Sexual Assault?

What Happens When I am Charged with a Domestic Assault?

Upon Arrest When the police arrest someone for a domestic assault, they can either decide to release you or decide to keep you in their custody. If they decide to release you, that means that you are granted “bail” through what is called a “Promise to Appear” (with your court date) and an “Undertaking to … More What Happens When I am Charged with a Domestic Assault?