Public Mischief

Public Mischief Public Mischief is a distinct form of mischief that involves falsely reporting crimes to the police resulting in unnecessary investigations, wasted public resources, and sometimes criminal charges being laid against innocent third...

Assault

Assault The basic definition of assault in Canada is the intention to apply force to someone else in a direct or indirect manner, without that person’s consent. This is a very important point to note; the threat of assault is all that is required for an assault...

Theft

Theft What is considered theft in Ontario? Under the Criminal Code of Canada, theft is the intentional taking or converting to personal use (or another person’s use) anything, whether animate or inanimate, in a way that is fraudulent.

Dog Owners Liability Act

Dog Owners Liability Act In Ontario, dog owners may find themselves liable to pay for the wrongful acts of their dogs. The Dog Owners’ Liability Act governs the situation. The Act provides that a dog owner is liable for damages resulting from a bite or...

Driving While Disqualified

Driving While Disqualified Criminal Code of Canada Section 259 Driving while disqualified and prohibited from driving is a criminal charge that can result in a jail sentence or substantial fine. Where the licence suspension is from a criminal driving conviction....