SELECTED CASE LAW
NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR:
In 2007 CanLII 18 (NLPC), Mr. D was in a long-term relationship with the complainant. He was angry after the relationship ended and repeatedly called her, her friends, her siblings, her doc-tor’s office and a nightclub to find out information about her. She reported Mr. D to the police and Mr. D was arrested and released on an undertaking that required him not to drink alcohol or contact the complainant. He was seen drinking in a pub and was arrested again but re-leased. He called the complainant and was arrested a third time. He pleaded guilty to the harassment and breaching the orders.
He was given a suspended sentence and two years’ probation that included an order not to contact the victim.
Criminal Offence(s): Criminal Harassment