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Criminal Code offences - Offences against person and reputation - Motor vehicles - Impaired driving or driving over the legal limit

Thursday, March 23, 2017 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Crown from the acquittal of the accused, McLachlan, for impaired driving. The accused was arrested after she failed a roadside impaired driving test. She provided two breath samples at the detachment indicating a blood-alcohol level of approximately twice the legal limit. The breath samples were taken more than two hours after the accused’s arrest due to delays at the detachment. In accordance with normal practice, the qualified breath technician required the accused to stand on a scale in order to provide her weight....