Technological Substituted Service

Two recent cases, one decided and one pending, on using electronic means to effect service. The idea of using social media to serve documents is not a new one and this newsletter has reported previously on court decisions where this … Continue reading

When Is a Blackberry Not a Computer?

The Alberta Court of Appeal finds that a Blackberry is not a “computer system” as defined in the Criminal Code. Yes, you read that right. In R. v. Cockell the Alberta Court of Appeal heard an appeal from the accused’s … Continue reading