1997 CanLII 3717 (BCCA)

In 1997 CanLII 3717 (BCCA), Ms. G appealed her conviction of harassment. Ms. G was an articling student who became fell in love with a lawyer in her firm, who did not reciprocate her feelings. She acted inappropriately at the firm and was consequently fired. She persisted to contact the lawyer in person, in writing and over the phone, causing him to change his phone number and run away from her in the street. A criminal charge and being released on bail did not stop her communications. She was convicted of harassment. Her appeal was dismissed as the lawyer had experienced real psychological fear.

Also see: 2003 BCPC 86.


Criminal Offence(s): Criminal Harassment