Month: July 2019

Weird and Wacky Wednesdays: Volume Sixty Two

This week on Weird and Wacky Wednesdays, it is all about bodies and potatoes. First, we look at what happened to some poor unsuspecting potatoes in a Wal-Mart. Then, we examine what happens when McDonald’s does not serve their fries piping hot. And finally, we look at a case of what happens when you tell one particular parent what not to do at the doctor’s office. …


 

B.C.’s Ombudsperson is monitoring the way the province is handling a “tabulation anomaly” which left some graduating students with the wrong grades on their provincial exam. Vancouver lawyer Kyla Lee says if the Ministry of Education did send out the wrong grades on a student’s transcript, it could open the province up to being sued.

Can You Fail a Breathalyzer with Orajel?

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Got a toothache? Acumen Law Corporation lawyers Kyla Lee and Paul Doroshenko investigate if you should be worried about getting pulled over by police after applying Orajel toothache medicine. In the latest “Can You Fail It?” experiment, they will be rubbing Orajel on their gums to find out if it can give, what would appear to be, an alcohol reading on a roadside approved screening device (ASD).

In “Can You Fail It?” everyday household consumables are put to the test to find out, Can You Fail It? That is, can you give a false positive reading on a breathalyzer after consuming it.

Copyright Infringement: Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t!

Welcome to Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t! This week, lawyer Kyla Lee discusses copyright infringement.

Acumen Law Corporation lawyer Kyla Lee gives her take on a made-in-Canada court case each week and discusses why these cases should have been heard by Canada’s highest court: the Supreme Court of Canada.

Driving Law with Kyla Lee: Episode 67


Have you ever wondered how much information your car is saving about you? Where you go. What you do. How fast you travel.

Vincent Gogolek, executive director of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, speaks to Kyla Lee about the report he authored, The Connected Car: Who is in the driver’s seat? …

Kyla Lee on the Lynda Steele Show: Staircase Driver

Kyla Lee joined Lynda Steele to talk about the recent viral video of a driver in Vancouver, driving down a flight of stairs at the Wall Centre in Vancouver. After the video went viral, Vancouver Police issued the driver a $368 ticket for driving without due care and attention. But is the ticket valid? Kyla Lee explains why the driver may have viable defences to the ticket itself.

Hearsay and Identification: Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t!

Welcome to Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t! This week, lawyer Kyla Lee discusses hearsay and identification.

Acumen Law Corporation lawyer Kyla Lee gives her take on a made-in-Canada court case each week and discusses why these cases should have been heard by Canada’s highest court: the Supreme Court of Canada.

Kyla Lee on Radio NL with Jason Hewlett – Dooring a Cyclist and Saliva Testing

Kyla Lee spoke with Jason Hewlett on Radio NL Monday Mornings to discuss why a driver who killed a cyclist in a dooring accident was only issued an $81 fine. Then, Kyla and Jason speak about the decision by the federal government not to release data from their internal studies on the  Abbot SoToxa.
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