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Definition: Any act that has been contrary to the public good and is, therefore, prosecutable by criminal process. In Canada, most crimes are listed in the Criminal Code.

These FAQs are provided by the Canadian Legal FAQs, a website of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. They provide answers to questions about the Criminal Code of Canada. On this page you will find general information FAQs on the Code, shoplifting, and joyriding.

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If you have been charged with an offence, SLS's volunteer law student caseworkers are able to act as your agent (representative) in the Provincial Court of Alberta. SLS caseworkers act under the supervision of advising lawyers. The program can help low income Albertans  SLS provides information on assault, impaired diriving, driver's license suspenstion arrest warrants jaywalking tickets, traffice offences, pardons and criminal record suspension and more...

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Alberta Resources

This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Includes information about: What is Assault?, Intent, Consent, Self-Defence, Legal Options Available to the Victim, and Self-Referral Numbers. This resource is also available for download as a PDF (6 pgs)..

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Sexual assault, Victim support and victim rights

This information is provided by the Alberta Justice and Solicitor General. Has general information on the Crown Prosecutor's office, a link to a publication on what you need to know if you have been charged with a crime, and answers to common questions such as "Do Crown prosecutors "plea bargain?" and more.
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This online publication is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Includes information about: Impaired Driving, “Over 80", And Refusal; A Person’s Right To Contact A Lawyer Or To Be Informed Of That Right; Penalties For Impaired Related Offences; Licence Suspensions; The Ignition Interlock Program. This resource is also available for download as a PDF.
Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Driving

This information on reporting fraud is prepared by the Edmonton Police Service. It provides information on how to report a fraud to the police when you’re a victim
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This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Includes information about: Sexual Harassment In General; What Should The Victim Of Sexual Harassment Do? Legal Remedies; Suggestions For The Employer. This resource is also available for download as a PDF.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Sexual harassment

Canada/Federal

This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. It includes information about: Controlled Drugs And Substances Act; Possession; Getting Arrested; Defences Available; Possible Sentences For Possession. This resource can also be downloaded as a PDF.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Drugs and alcohol

It’s more common than you think. Shoplifting-related charges are routinely laid against people from all walks of life. This blog post from Toronto criminal defence lawyer Tushar K. Pain outlines the steps that may follow after being arrested for shoplifting.

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The Criminal Code of Canada (C-46) provided by the Department of Justice Canada. This Act is also available to download as a PDF.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Legislative materials

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