Category: Criminal Law

R v Hilbach: SCC to Hear Constitutional Challenge to Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Firearm Offence

This month, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) granted leave to appeal from a decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal (“ABCA”), which found that the mandatory minimum sentences for...

Fraser v Canada: Paving the Road Towards Gender Equality

The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) (“The Court”) released their decision regarding the case of Fraser v Canada (Attorney General) 2020 SCC 28 [Fraser] in October 2020, however, the significance...