When are the police allowed to pull me over in my vehicle?

The Highway Traffic Act provides police with the power to pull over any motor vehicle during the course of their duty in order to achieve public safety. This means that an officer is allowed at any time to pull over any vehicle in order to check for a valid license and/or insurance on the vehicle. …
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Am I able to take back my guilty plea?

When you enter into a guilty plea, you are waiving your right to trial, meaning the crown no longer has to prove your charges beyond a reasonable doubt. Guilty pleas are usually assumed to be valid, particularly if you had legal counsel at the time you entered your plea. When you enter your plea, you …
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Can the police search my home without a warrant?

As a Canadian, you are entitled to a reasonable expectation of privacy. That expectation, however, is not consistent everywhere, and varies depending on where you are. For example, you have a very high expectation of privacy in a private home, less in a personal vehicle, even less in a rental car, etc.   The Supreme …
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