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SENTENCING - Criminal Code offences - Failing or refusing to provide breath or blood sample - Sentencing considerations - Aggravating factors - Mitigating factors

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 1:21 PM  

Appeal by Suter from a judgment of the Alberta Court of Appeal varying the sentence imposed to Suter for refusing to provide a breath sample after causing an accident resulting in a death. Suter killed a two-year-old child when he drove his vehicle onto a restaurant patio. Suter and his wife were victims of attacks from groups of vigilantes after the events. Suter was initially charged with three offences, but the impaired driving charges were later withdrawn by the Crown. It was established that the fatal...