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Definition: Any act that has been contrary to the public good and is, therefore, prosecutable by criminal process. In Canada, most crimes are listed in the Criminal Code.

These FAQs are provided by the Canadian Legal FAQs, a website of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. They provide answers to questions about the Criminal Code of Canada. On this page you will find general information FAQs on the Code, shoplifting, and joyriding.

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Alberta Resources

This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Includes information about: What is Assault?, Intent, Consent, Self-Defence, Legal Options Available to the Victim, and Self-Referral Numbers. This resource is also available for download as a PDF (6 pgs)..

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Sexual assault, Victim support and victim rights

This online publication is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Includes information about: Impaired Driving, “Over 80", And Refusal; A Person’s Right To Contact A Lawyer Or To Be Informed Of That Right; Penalties For Impaired Related Offences; Licence Suspensions; The Ignition Interlock Program. This resource is also available for download as a PDF.
Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Driving

This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Includes information about: Sexual Harassment In General; What Should The Victim Of Sexual Harassment Do? Legal Remedies; Suggestions For The Employer. This resource is also available for download as a PDF.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Sexual harassment

Canada/Federal

This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. It includes information about: Controlled Drugs And Substances Act; Possession; Getting Arrested; Defences Available; Possible Sentences For Possession. This resource can also be downloaded as a PDF.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Drugs and alcohol

It’s more common than you think. Shoplifting-related charges are routinely laid against people from all walks of life. This blog post from Toronto criminal defence lawyer Tushar K. Pain outlines the steps that may follow after being arrested for shoplifting.

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The Criminal Code of Canada (C-46) provided by the Department of Justice Canada. This Act is also available to download as a PDF.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Legislative materials

The RCMP Drugs & Organized Crime Awareness Service (DOCAS) is committed through partnerships in making communities safer and healthier by providing all Canadians with the tools needed to meaningfully reduce substance use/abuse and organized crime related problems. On this website you can learn more about programs like: Aboriginal Shield, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), and Kids and Drugs: A parent's guide to prevention.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Drugs and alcohol, Gangs

Organized Crime is one of five strategic priorities established by the RCMP. It is defined by Canada’s Criminal Code as crime committed by any group of at least three people that has as one of its main purposes or activities the facilitation or commission of one or more serious offences where the primary motive is profit.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Gangs

This online publication from Department of Justice Canada describes the nature of stalking and ways of dealing with it. It can also be downloaded as a PDF and is available in four different languages (French, Mandarin, Punjabi and Spanish) by using the “Back to Publications” link and scrolling down the page (PDF - 20 pgs. 2003)

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Harassment, Relationship violence

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