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Sentencing  - Breach of conditional sentence - Sentencing considerations - Time already served - Aboriginal offenders - Family background - Family obligations - Procedure - Appeals

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the offender, McDonald, from termination of her conditional sentence order (CSO) and remand to custody. In January 2014, the offender was sentenced to an 18-month CSO for uttering threats and two counts of breach of an undertaking that required abstinence from alcohol. In February 2015, the Crown alleged the offender breached the CSO by failing to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. The allegation arose following a report the offender threatened to shoot her way into a hotel to get her kids...