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Your Canadian Citizenship or Residency Status Can Be Affected by A DUI

Under the Canadian Criminal Code, DUI offences are characterized as serious criminal offences and as such, can have significant effects on immigrants in Canada as well as people who are seeking Canadian citizenship. In fact, people who are permanent residents in Canada can face deportation as well as a change in status if they are convicted of a DUI.

Beware of media, say lawyers after televised recording of breath test leads to acquittal

Lawyers say defence counsel and their clients must always be aware of those watching and listening following the acquittal of a driver who had his failed roadside breath test and legal consultation recorded by a TV news station. It was on Aug. 24 that Justice David Rose, in R. v. Gautam 2017 ONCJ 577, acquitted Kunal Gautam …

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