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Bill C-13 came into force on March 10, 2015.

The new legislation has far reaching effects on domestic and international criminal search powers. It amends the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act.

In this session Randy Schwartz, Deputy Director, Prosecution Support at the Crown Law Office - Criminal, (MAG), Ontario, will provide a comprehensive overview of the new provisions, including a practical, and detailed summary of the new investigative powers.

Topics include:

  • The new police tools to secure and preserve relevant documents and data
  • Understanding the contours of the new general production order
  • How to navigate through the four new specialized production orders
  • The impact of R. v. Spencer and developing best practices for the production of Basic Subscriber Information associated to communications
  • Updated tracking warrant provisions – the new distinction between tracking things and tracking people
  • Informal and formal international information sharing post Bill C-13


  • Randy Schwartz, Director, Prosecution Support, Crown Law Office-Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General, Ontario

Group Discounts

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


The video stream, including link to program materials will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


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Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - On Demand

Date Recorded

May 11, 2015

Running Time


Fee per Delegate

$175 plus HST

Please email for group registrations and boardroom rates.

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Regulatory Investigators
  • Crown Attorneys
  • Defence Counsel
  • Judicial Officers

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“This was an excellent presentation – clear and well structured with key points highlighted.”

“The presenter had an excellent way of making this subject clear and simple.”

“An excellent overview of the legislative changes and how they will impact us.”