Drunk Driving

It is a criminal offence to drive a motor vehicle with over 80 mg per 100 ml of alcohol in your blood. This is commonly called an “over 80” charge and applies whether or not you show any physical signs of impairment due to the alcohol. The over 80 offence does not...

Tavern Drinking

There are many sad stories in the law books about drinking in a tavern and driving home. In one case, a man had been drinking in a tavern where he regularly drank to excess. He lost control of his car, hit a rock wall in a single car accident, and was rendered...

Social Hosting

Everyone entertains guests at their homes and often there are some refreshing beverages served. Some parties do get a little out of hand (even I have been to them) and excessive alcohol consumption by your guests can occur. Last year, the Supreme Court of Canada...