SELECTED CASE LAW
NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR:
In 2014 CanLII 74041 (NLPC), Mr. P was dating Ms. S. When the relationship ended Mr. P began to harass Ms. S. He did not want the relationship to end and continued to call and text Ms. S and visit her home and her work place. He was warned by the police to quit contacting her. He was later arrested and charged with criminal harassment and ordered to not communicate with Ms. S or Ms. W, a friend of Ms. S who he was also harassing. He was also charged with failing to notify the owner of a vehicle he collided with. He pleaded guilty to both charges.
He was given a suspended sentence and 24 months’ probation for criminal harassment, additional orders included a DNA order, and a ten years weapons prohibition.
Criminal Offence(s): Criminal Harassment