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A clear understanding of the law of search and seizure remains a cornerstone of criminal law investigation and litigation. All those involved in the criminal justice process continue to grapple with many new and challenging issues, including those now presented by the intersection between privacy, emerging new technologies and the Charter.

In this 2018 one day intensive program you will get practical information and tactics you can use from prominent experts on key topics including:

  • Stingrays; technical and legal issues arising from IMSI catchers and cell tower Imitators
  • Child exploitation offences; investigative issues and meeting the special challenges
  • General Warrants; risks, rewards and limits for innovative investigative techniques
  • Part V1 Criminal Code and novel communication technologies; R. v. Jones, R. v Marakah, encryption and more
  • Policing, privacy and racialized communities
  • Sealing Orders; How to get them? How to get rid of them?
  • Bringing and responding to Charter motions for the exclusion of evidence
  • Media searches and journalistic privilege

Don’t miss the keynote address:
“Defining Reasonable in the Digital Age: A View from the Front Lines”
Andrea Wood, Chief Legal Officer, TELUS




  • Scott C. Hutchison, Henein Hutchison LLP
  • Scott K. Fenton, Fenton, Smith Barristers
  • Lesley Ruzicka, Crown Counsel, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions (Prosecution Support), B.C. Prosecution Service, Ministry of Attorney General


  • Sgt. David Bell-Irving, Legal Application Support Team, RCMP
  • Michelle Booker, Crown Counsel, B.C. Prosecution Service, Ministry of the Attorney General
  • Daniel W. Burnett, Q.C., Owen Bird Law Corporation
  • Eric Gottardi, Defence Counsel, Peck and Company, Barristers
  • S/Sgt. Phil Heard, Vancouver Police Department
  • Peter Hogg, Crown Counsel, B.C. Prosecution Service, Ministry of the Attorney General
  • Brock Martland, Defence Counsel, Martland & Saulnier
  • Donald Montrichard, Crown Counsel, B.C. Prosecution Service, Ministry of the Attorney General
  • Gloria M. Ng, Defence Counsel, Winright Law Corporation
  • Tony Paisana, Defence Counsel, Peck and Company, Barristers
  • Daniel M. Scanlan, Crown Counsel, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions, B.C. Prosecution Service, Ministry of the Attorney General
  • Alexandra Rice, Senior Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada
  • The Hon. Judge James Sutherland, Provincial Court of British Columbia


Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.  For financial assistance, please email financialaid-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase.


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Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - On Demand

Date Recorded
December 6, 2018
Fee per Delegate

$545 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Law enforcement officers
  • Investigators
  • Crown and defence lawyers
  • Judges

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