May 18th, 2018

New Provincial Suspension Rules For Drunk Driving

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On April 9, 2018 the new Alberta Administrative License Suspension law came into effect. This affects people who the police suspect have committed an impaired driving-related offence (such as impaired driving, driving with a blood alcohol content over 0.08, or refusing to provide a sample to a police officer). What prompted this change to the … Read More.

March 12th, 2018

Laverick v Alberta (TSB), 2018 Calgary Court Of Queen’s Bench – Stay Of Licence Suspension Granted Pending Review

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Applicant was charged with impaired driving offences, and subsequently brought judicial review application seeking a constitutional exemption from the Administrative License Suspension [ALS] regime under s 24(1) of the Charter. Application for an interim stay of the ALS regime pending the determination of the judicial review. Held: Interim stay granted. Applicant’s claim was not barred … Read More.