Keeping Up Is Hard to Do:
A Trial Judge’s Reading Blog

COVID-19 AND SENTENCING

R. v. AB, 2021 SKCA 119, September 7, 2021, at paragraphs 41 and 42: These decisions demonstrate that it remains a matter of debate whether, absent proof of a Charter

SENTENCING-THE GAP PRINCIPLE

R. v. Noltcho, 2021 SKCA 113, August 25, 2021, at paragraphs 26, 30 and 31: It is appropriate for courts to give credit to those who have demonstrated an “honest

DELAY IN ISSUING REASONS

In R. v. Eheler, 2021 BCCA 316, the accused were convicted of possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to section. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.