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Is it Harder to Get a Job After a DUI?

A lot of companies perform detailed background checks prior to hiring, especially for positions that would be in the public eye or positions on a higher pay scale. This is when a long-forgotten DUI charge can come back to haunt you. A past DUI charge can have significant effects on your job prospects if it is not addressed properly.

The Calvin Barry Criminal Law Award – 2021 Recipients

The Calvin Barry Criminal Law Award is awarded to a 2L student at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay who achieves the highest mark in the Criminal Law course in the previous academic year. If two or more students achieve the same mark, the award will be shared equally.

FAQ for Charges of Drug Possession in Ontario

The Crown Attorney must prove that the item in question involved in a drug possession case is indeed an illegal drug according to the definition set by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Without a medical exemption, the following drugs are illegal to possess in Canada: cocaine, crystal meth, ecstasy, GHB, heroin, ketamine, LSD, magic mushrooms, opium and more.