New video: Drugs at School – Expulsions and other legal issues

Check out our new YouTube video on legal issues that can arise when students are caught with drugs at school.  This can lead to charges under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, as well as a possible suspension and/or expulsion from school. For more on the making of this video, check out this past blog post…

Skipping School and Smoking Pot

Scenario Fourteen year-old Rachel had never really thought about skipping class before. She knew her friends skipped once in a while, but she had never done so herself. Then, one fall day, during lunch hour, Emily and Mike asked Rachel if she wanted to skip the next period, get something to eat, and hang out…

Concerts, Drug Use and Underage Drinking

Blogpost by JFCY volunteer Lucas Treleaven, law student Daniel Lo and JFCY lawyers.Fred is 17 and loves music. He goes to all his favourite bands concerts and owns all their T-shirts. One night he decided to go to a Blink 182 concert alone because his friends don’t really like Blink 182. He was having a great…