CCLA Reacts to R v McColman Decision

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OTTAWA — Shakir Rahim, Director of Criminal Justice for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), reacted to the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R v McColman;
The Supreme Court of Canada has confirmed police do not have the authority to conduct random sobriety stops on private property.
This is a victory for all concerned with police awarding themselves new and novel powers outside their existing statutory authority and for reassuring for those who care about civil liberties in Canada.
Suspicionless roadside stops have been a serious and longstanding concern for the CCLA because they act as a notorious pretext

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