Citizens Arrest Canada

Expanded In Canada, Feared In Egypt

CBC | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada Politics

You'll remember David Chen, the Toronto storeowner who ran after a shoplifter in 2009 and tied him up until police came. He was arrested and charged w...

You Have New Citizen's Arrest Powers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - New powers of citizen's arrest came into force Monday that give people more leeway in nabbing criminals.The Citizen's Arrest and Self-defenc...

Rae Accused Of Ignoring Real Victims In Warning Shots Dispute

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Standing up for victims has clashed with the issue of public safety over the issue of warning gunfire.Justice Minister Rob Nicholson raised s...

Minister Says Firing Warning Shots OK Under New Law

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The lawyer for an Ontario man who was charged after firing his revolver to scare off would-be arsonists attacking his home says Justice Minis...

Caped Crusaders, Stand Down; Vigilantism Still Not Okay, Says Minister

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - There's no appetite in Canada for vigilante justice but the occasional warning shot over the head of a thief or trespasser may have its time ...

Citizen's Arrest Changes Coming

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has reintroduced a bill that would define self-defence and citizen's arrest.Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says c...