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Paul Doroshenko and Kyla Lee on Global News

Being blocked in by a rogue driver is a dilemma many of us have faced. But one Vancouver Island man’s hands-on approach to dealing with it, has made him famous online. It started on Fri. Jan. 11, when Colin Stann returned home from running errands on his day off to find a car parked straight across his driveway. ...

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Paul Doroshenko on The Ryan Jespersen Show

Police now have the power to demand a breath sample from anyone. Before, police had to have reasonable suspicion that someone was impaired either the smell of alcohol or drivers slurring their words. Now, the federal government made these changes to bring the law in line with drug-impaired driving laws that were recently reformed. The stronger laws are similar to ones in other countries like Australia and France. The fines are going up to the higher the blood alcohol level, the higher the fine and if you are caught the second time there are mandatory minimum 30 days imprisonment. ...

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Paul Doroshenko on BC Today

New impaired driving laws come into effect today. From now on, police officers throughout the country can demand a roadside breath test from any driver. the breath sample will be mandatory. police gonna ask for it even if they have no reasonable suspicion that someone has been driving. some lawyers think the new rule is violating people's Charter rights. Paul Doroshenko, a criminal lawyer in Vancouver is with us today. ...

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Paul Doroshenko on The Shift with Drex

Canada's new impaired driving laws kicked in Tuesday, giving law enforcement new powers when it comes to interacting with drivers. The new laws will give police officers the authority to demand breathalyzer tests from any driver they pull over.  Previously, officers could only test drivers if they had a reasonable suspicion the person was impaired. Any driver who refuses to take the test can be charged. We chat to lawyer Paul Doroshenko & take your calls. ...

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Paul Doroshenko on NEWS 1130 regarding Naming and Shaming Drunk Drivers

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Drivers charged with impaired driving offences are now being publicly named by York, Ont., police, but one lawyer calls the move unconstitutional and ineffective. Vancouver lawyer Paul Doroshenko is opposed to the naming and shaming of the charged drivers and says it’s a move that doesn’t reflect on the true issue or provide any effective solution. In fact, he says he’s surprised to see officers embracing the practice. ...

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Paul Doroshenko in The Chronicle Herald

The RCMP’s new tool for testing whether you have been consuming marijuana doesn’t come without controversy. Since its approval by the federal justice minister on Aug. 29, the Nova Scotia RCMP have received three new Dragar DrugTest 5000s. Within a 24-hour period last weekend, they demanded blood samples from a 42-year-old Pomquet man and a 31-year-old West River Station man, based upon roadside tests using the Dragar DrugTest 5000. ...

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