Archive: August 7, 2014

Criminal Harassment

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Criminal Harassment

Criminal Harassment. In 1993, the Government introduced section 264 of the Criminal Code intended to penalize conduct commonly known as stalking which is now referred to as criminal harassment.  The maximum punishment available for this offence is five years imprisonment.  What may be even worse though is the stigma associated with this offence.  People usually view stalkers as creepy, sick individuals (potentially even serial killers or rapists). Another important aspect…

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