Month: August 2019

Can You Fail a Breathalyzer with Kombucha? Part 2

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It’s the second installment of Can You Fail a Breathalyzer with Kombucha. Welcome to Can You Fail It? We put everyday household items to the test to ask, Can You Fail It? That is, can you give a false positive reading on a breathalyzer after consuming it.

After receiving numerous suggestions to test kombucha, we bought three different kinds. We have already tested GT Kombucha, gingerade flavour. Now it’s the turn of RISE lemongrass kombucha.

Conflict of Laws: 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 the conflict of laws.

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 71


The government has released the regulations for ridesharing in BC ahead of its launch later this year. Kyla Lee and Paul Doroshenko find out what the regulations are and discuss what they mean for prospective drivers.

They also talk about the issue of vehicle-related property crime. There’s also reaction to news that the green light has been given for Surrey to have its own police force. …

Cannabis Plant Seizure Exposes Absurdity of Cannabis Laws in BC


A recent case out of Revelstoke has exposed some of the ridiculous realities of the cannabis laws in British Columbia.

During an art and garden tour, a police officer in Revelstoke, Constable Ling, observed three cannabis plants growing in the back yard of one of the properties. As a result of these observations, the officer conducted surveillance of the property by hiding in some nearby bushes and seeing if he could see the plants from the street using a telephoto lens.

When he was successfully able to do that, he took steps to identify the homeowners using information from the brochure for the garden tour and ICBC’s database. He then obtained a search warrant, pursuant to powers under BC’s Cannabis Act.

And that’s where the trouble really begins. …

Fenton Case an Important Reminder of Why Parole Exists


The family of the RCMP officer, Constable Sarah Beckett, who was killed by an impaired driver is crying out after her killer is being granted day parole. This was a tragic case that caught the attention of the entire province. Mr. Fenton, the driver of the vehicle that struck her police car, was sentenced to four years in prison following her death.

But this case is an important reminder of what the criminal justice system requires in both sentencing and how offenders serve their sentences. And so while the idea that Mr. Fenton may be getting day absences from a correctional facility, the reality is that this is better in the long term for the promotion of a safe and peaceful society in Canada. …

Kyla Lee on Radio NL


Kyla speaks her mind on the report that the federal ethics commissioner released on Wednesday about the SNC-Lavalin affair, finding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau guilty of violating Canada’s Conflict of Interest Act.

Discrimination in Employment: 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 mistrials and judicial bias.

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.

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