On December 1, 2020, the Alberta Provincial Government took a radical step by de-criminalizing impaired driving /DUIs in Alberta for first-time offenders. As a result, those caught drunk behind the wheel will not be criminally charged regardless of how intoxicated they are.
DUI / Impaired Driving
If one is so inclined to read Twitter, which I am not, there was near-universal outrage over the sentencing of Felcity Huffman for her role in the infamous college admissions scandal known as Operation Varsity Blues (Varsity Blues just happens to be one of my favourite movies).
On December 18, 2018, the Liberal government drastically changed impaired driving law for the worse. In an attempt to look tough on impaired driving, the government took steps to take away citizens’ constitutional rights, dramatically increased penalties and created some new offences entirely...