There are many weapon related offences in the Criminal Code covering a wide range of criminal activity. Whether you are unlawfully possessing a weapon, using a weapon in the commission of an offence or illegally transferring weapons/firearms the Criminal Code provides for harsh penalties for even 1st time offenders. In many cases, the involvement of a firearm in the commission of an offence triggers minimum periods of imprisonment. This is not the United States where considerable allowance is made for possession and use of firearms; firearms in Canada are strictly regulated.
Let our experienced criminal lawyers explain to you exactly what you are facing with any weapons’ related charge before making any decision about how to proceed. Contact the team at DDSG Edmonton or Fort McMurray to learn more.