Category: Law

When Is Threat Considered A Crime?

The constitution guarantees the right to free speech but there are specific limitations to the rights like prohibitions against slander and libel. There are also instances when speech can constitute a crime like criminal threats. Criminal threats can include terroristic threats, malicious harassment or when someone threatens another person with death or physical harm. Elements…



The Different Causes Of Impaired Driving

At least 90% of vehicle collisions result from human error. It could be an operational mistake like speeding or making an illegal turn, and human behaviour. There are drivers who are aware of being impaired and yet they choose to get behind the wheel and drive. Intentional disregard for another person’s safety and health has…



Law Society Of Alberta Mandating Indigenous Cultural Competency For Lawyers Operating In The Province

All lawyers operating in Alberta, regardless of affiliation like Donich Law, will be mandated to take a course on Indigenous cultural competency starting in 2021. The Law Society of Alberta issued this mandate on October 2020, as talks about systemic racism gains ground. This course, and the mandate requiring it, is part of the Law…