Applicant charged with child luring after communicating online with police officer posing as a 16 year old girl — Applicant also charged with communicating with a person he believed to be under the age of eighteen years for the purpose of obtaining sexual services for consideration — Applicant contesting constitutionality of mandatory minimum sentences — Whether the mandatory minimum sentences infringe the applicant’s s. 12 Charter rights — If so, whether infringement justified — Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, ss. 1, 12 — Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C 46, ss. 172.1(2)(a), 212(4). — dismissed 05/28/2020 — Supreme Advocacy acted as agents for the Applicant.
Read the lower court decision from the ONCA here.