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Ontario judge awards woman $255,000 after ruling rights were violated by police

Thursday, July 20, 2017 @ 9:37 AM | By Ian Burns

An Ottawa woman who sued that city’s police service for wrongful arrest and imprisonment has been awarded $255,000 after an Ontario Superior Court justice ruled her rights were repeatedly violated.

Lawrence Greenspon, Greenspon, Brown & Associates LLPIn Carr v. Ottawa Police Services Board 2017 ONSC 4331, Justice Sylvia Corthorn ruled Ottawa police breached several of Roxanne Carr’s rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, including the right to life, liberty and security of the person (s. 7), the right to be secure against unreasonable search...