Archive for November 2021
In a Post-Pandemic Era, is Coughing on Someone an Assault?
Does coughing on a person constitute an assault under the Criminal Code? Alberta’s provincial court has ruled that it does in R. v. Pruden, 2021 ABPC 266. Mr. Pruden was found guilty in relation to an incident that occurred inside a local Calgary pub in November 2020. At the time of the incident, Mr. Pruden…Read More