Jonathan Lapid

DUI Lawyer


DUIs: Is it or isn’t it a Crime?

Many Canadians — and people all over the world, frankly — tend to treat impaired driving or “over 80” charges much more lightly than they ought. Especially those who have been convicted of such things, like a DUI, DWI, or drinking and driving, seem to think their crime is not crimina...
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Canadian Blood Alcohol Content Laws Explained

Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) refers to the percent of alcohol (ethyl alcohol or ethanol) in a person’s bloodstream. A BAC of .10% means that an individual’s blood supply contains one-part alcohol for every 1000 parts blood, and this directly relates to how inebriated a person is. In...
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Is Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis the same as Alcohol?

Since the legalization of marijuana in Canada, questions have emerged regarding its safety as a controlled substance. And along with an entirely new set of rules and legal framework comes the most pressing question of all: driving and the operation of machinery while intoxicated. As the Federal Gove...
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