Due to COVID-19 restriction placed all over Ontario, the Ontario Court of Justice is currently hearing all provicial offences matters and municipal by-law matters virtually.
What are some examples of Highway Traffic Act charges?
- Red Light
- Fail To Stop For School Bus
What are some examples of Municipal by-law charges?
- Excessive Noise
- Garbage Disposal
- Animal Control
What are some other charges laid from other legislation?
- Occupational Offences Act
- Dog Owner's Liability Act
- Environmental Protections Act
- Occupational Health and Safety Act
Minor charges can have representations from aparalegal for alower cost than a lawyer. If you have any questions, please contact me.
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