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The Right to Counsel Section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees you the right to speak with a lawyer (counsel) before answering the police questions once arrested or detained. May 31, 2023
Social Insurance Identity Theft: What to Do When Someone Uses Your Social Insurance Number Victims of identity theft and fraud often feel helpless after discovering that their identifying information, including their social security number and social insurance number (SIN), are being used for nefarious purposes. Jan 15, 2018
10 Surprising Facts about Identity Theft You Must Know An identity thief will try to steal as much personal information as possible, such as your social security number, your bank account details, medical identity theft, credit card fraud which could ruin your credit report, your personal identity theft, or even steal your identity entirely. Jan 03, 2018
Exercise your Right to remain Silent By exercising our right to be silent in a police interrogation, we can prevent ourselves from inadvertently contributing information that may be used to build a criminal case against us. Jul 22, 2016
When can I legally defend myself? Assault charges were dismissed against a Toronto grocery store owner who apprehended an alleged thief, and this incident led to clarification of Canada's self-defence laws. Jun 15, 2016
Our Right to Protection from Unlawful Seizure of our Property In two recent Ontario trials, the courts held that High School students could not be randomly searched for drugs or alcohol, and that to do so would violate their right against unreasonable search or seizure. May 12, 2016

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