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CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Legal rights - Protection against unreasonable search and seizure

Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 10:38 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Pasian, from conviction and sentence for drug and weapon offences. The accused was arrested following execution of a search warrant at a residence. Police seized a handgun and drugs from the residence and a vehicle. The trial judge ruled that the Information to Obtain (ITO) was insufficient to support issuance of the warrant. The trial judge conducted the Grant analysis and concluded the drugs and other evidence were admissible pursuant to s. 24(2) of the Charter. The accused was convicted and sentenced...