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Are you a Permanent Resident Charged with a DUI in Canada? Information You Should Know

In December 2018, the Canadian government increased the maximum sentences of all DUI charges (as well as Dangerous Driving) to up to 10 years imprisonment.    While most individuals who commit DUI offences are unlikely to receive a punishment anywhere near that number (unless, of course, one is sentenced for an offence that caused death), the increase has created a situation whereby individuals who are not Canadian citizens face the risk of deportation if convicted of a DUI. To understand [...]