Police breached Charter rights during drug, weapons seizure

But evidence obtained in ‘unlawful’ Fort Providence traffic stop won’t be tossed

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A blue Volkswagen with Alberta plates is pulled over by two Mounties on an October afternoon in Fort Providence. The driver is detained – then arrested. In the backseat of the car, inside a suitcase, officers locate a fully loaded AR-15 carbine rifle, along with a folding knife. In the trunk, locked in a safe,...