Criminal justice / justice criminelle


Ontario Court of Justice: Facial Recognition Technology of Driver’s License Photos Not A Privacy Violation

Recently, the Ontario Court of Justice (OCJ) released two decisions concerning a complex situation in which the defendant, Mr. Voong, was accused, through photo-identification technology, of possessing multiple fraudulent driver’s licenses. Authorities had identified 7…


Quebec Superior Court rules that Radio-Canada journalist must reveal sources in criminal trial

Quebec’s Superior Court has ordered that Radio-Canada journalist Marie-Maude Denis must reveal the source of leaked information relating to alleged collusion between the awarding of public contracts and Liberal Party fundraising. This information led to…