Archive for July, 2019

A Hot Target Vehicle

  • July 30, 2019
  • Clayton Rice, K.C.

On January 16, 2018, the police were on proactive patrol in an area of Edmonton, Alberta, riddled with property crime. They were on the lookout for stolen vehicles. Ford trucks were on the priority list. Then, along came Illay Mohamed…

Privacy and Policing

  • July 16, 2019
  • Clayton Rice, K.C.

An online sting operation, the entry of private property and a midnight pedestrian stop produced three recent rulings from the Supreme Court of Canada that considered the parameters of police powers under the Charter of Rights. All three cases raised…