What are your Section 8 rights? By: Andrew Jensen – Windsor Law 23 Section 8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides everyone in Canada the protection against unreasonable search and seizure. This right provides Canadians with their primary source of constitutionally enforced privacy rights and protects citizens against unjustified intrusions upon their privacy […]
Can Police Enter Your Home Without Permission?
Can the police enter and search your home without your permission? Can you tell them to “come back with a warrant,” as is often seen on American television and film? The subject requires some clarification in the Canadian context. You are entitled to privacy in your own home, but there are several circumstances in which […]
Police Use of Excessive Force in Toronto. Criminal?
Police are a necessary part of any functional society, but what happens if you stop feeling protected and begin feeling threatened by your police force? It is not a society that many would choose to live in but unfortunately it is starting to become a trend in many big cities, including Toronto. On November 4, […]