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Criminals of all kinds will continue to take advantage of the lightning speed of developments in technology. If you are a law enforcement professional, regulatory investigator, lawyer, computer forensic specialist, or judge, it is critical that you are not only on pace but on top of these.

  • Search and seizure; deep dive into the latest top SCC cases and other major court decisions
  • Managing the minefield of increasingly complex digital investigations
  • Getting your evidence introduced; confirming authentication and meeting admissibility challenges
  • Gathering and sharing digital evidence across borders



  • Susheel Gupta, Senior Strategic Operations Advisor – National Security, Federal Policing National Security, RCMP
  • Steven Johnston, Crown Prosecutor, Specialized Prosecutions Branch, Alberta Justice
  • Lynda Morgan, Addario Law Group LLP

Keynote Speaker

  • Robert J. Currie, Professor of Law at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
    “Cross-Border Gathering of Electronic Evidence: The Current State of Play”


  • Dave Cobey, MMSc., L.M., Technical Case Management Program, Technical Investigation Services, RCMP
  • Jennifer Conroy, Head of Appeals Unit, Public Prosecution Service of Canada
  • Katie Doherty, Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
  • Erin Dann, Embry Dann LLP
  • Michael Fawcett, Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
  • Andrew Hotke , Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office-Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
  • Michael Lacy, Partner – Criminal Law Group, Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP
  • Christine Mainville, Henein Hutchison LLP
  • Kate Robertson, Markson Law
  • Carlo Rossi, Senior Litigation Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission
  • Fredrick Schumann, Stockwoods LLP
  • Kyam Shell-Schnitzer, Senior Manager, Financial Crime/Financial Advisory Services, Deloitte LLP
  • Clifford Smith, Electronic Evidence Unit – Coordinator, Competition Bureau, Canada



After your purchase is complete, the course will appear in the Order History of your OsgoodePD account with a link to "View Program". Once you click "View Program" you will be forwarded to the Zoom meeting for the webinar. This will be unlocked on the day of the program. You will have access to the content for 120 days.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice.


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Program recorded: September 14, 2020

Program Details

Date & Time

November 2, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT

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Fee per Delegate

$495 + HST

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $247.50 + HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Crown and defence lawyers
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Computer forensic investigators from the government
  • Computer forensic investigators non- government – private business such as forensic accounting firms, private business – Google, Blackberry, etc. and smaller internet service companies
  • Expert forensic witnesses
  • Government Regulatory investigators federal and provincial such as Min. of Environment, Revenue Canada, Colleges and Education, CRTC, Min. of Fisheries, Competition Bureau
  • Regulatory lawyers from these government ministries federal and provincial
  • Non-government (large and medium-sized firms) criminal and quasi-criminal regulatory lawyers
  • College, university and law school professors of computer/technology law
  • Judges

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