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CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Legal rights - Protection against arbitrary detention or imprisonment - Right to reasonable bail

Thursday, June 01, 2017 @ 2:11 PM  

Appeal by the Crown from a decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice declaring s. 515(2)(e) of the Criminal Code unconstitutional. Antic was arrested in Windsor, Ontario and charged with several drug and firearms offences. He was an Ontario resident, but spent much of his time in the state of Michigan and had no assets in Canada. Antic was denied judicial interim release at his initial bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice. Antic subsequently brought two unsuccessful bail review applications in the Ontario...