Program Chairs

Dave Cobey

Technical Case Management Program, Technical Operations Branch, RCMP (Ottawa)

Katie Doherty

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Maggie Loda

Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada (Vancouver)

Criminal and regulatory investigators face daunting challenges in complying with the Charter, and often receive conflicting legal advice on interpretation and Charter compliant procedure. 

Infringement can not only result in lost cases, but can also lead to civil lawsuits, actions for Human Rights violations and internal disciplinary action.

In some cases, criminals may escape justice. This new OsgoodePD program developed by two leading criminal case prosecutors, Federal and Provincial, and a highly experienced law enforcement officer will give you the practical tools you need to meet the most recurrent Charter challenges you face in your work as an investigator.  

Can’t Make the Date? Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Delivered by an experienced faculty of Crowns, defence lawyers, police and judges from across Canada, you will get practical, straightforward guidance in several key Charter areas, including:

Investigation and detention

Searching and seizing electronic devices

Regulatory vs. criminal investigation crossover: effectively managing the minefield

Arrest and post-arrest

Emerging key Charter issues in 2024

The Charter in practice: cross-discipline panel discussion based on a practical case fact scenario

Who Should Attend

Police Officers

Regulatory Investigators

Police Chiefs

Senior Police Executives

Criminal Defence Lawyer

Transit Police

Private Security Officers

Police Oversight Board Members and Municipal

Police Counsel

Special Investigations Unit Investigators (SIU)

Professional Standards Directors and Investigators

Police Association Executives and their lawyers

Crown Prosecutors

Private Investigators

Civil Litigators Involved in Police Liability Insurance Cases

Senior Law Enforcement

“Excellent program. Panel members were highly knowledgeable and all of them presented very well. Should be mandatory for everyone in the field.”


Program Chairs

Dave Cobey

Technical Case Management Program, Technical Operations Branch, RCMP (Ottawa)

Katie Doherty

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Maggie Loda

Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada (Vancouver)

Featured Q&A

“The Charter in Practice: A Judicial Perspective”
The Honourable Michael J. Moldaver, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada; Counsel, Goodmans LLP,  in discussion with Crown Counsel, Katie Doherty


Matthew Asma

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Ioana Corabian

Team Lead, Technology and Internet Crimes Unit, Appeals and Specialized Prosecutions Office, Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (Edmonton)

The Honourable Justice Allison Dellandrea

Ontario Court of Justice (Brampton)

Molly Flanagan

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario (Toronto)

The Honourable Judge Reginald Harris

Provincial Court of B.C. (Vancouver)

Kenneth E. Jull

Counsel, Gardiner Roberts LLP

Jeff Kehoe

Enforcement Director, Ontario Securities Commission

Monica McQueen

Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada (Halifax)

S/Sgt. Mark McVicar

Calgary Police Service Certified In‑House Legal Counsel Legal Risk and Management Officer

Joven Narwal, K.C.

Narwal Litigation LLP (Vancouver)

Justice W. Paul Riley

Supreme Court of B.C. (New Westminster)

Alexandra K. Seaman

Dawson Duckett Garcia & Johnson, Barristers (Edmonton)

Daniel J. Song, K.C.

Counsel, Pringle Law, Barristers (Vancouver)


Module One: April 30, 2024

Module Two: May 2, 2024

Introduction and Overview (1:00 p.m. ET)


Apr 30 & May 2, 2024

$325 + TAX


April 30, 2024

1:00 p.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

May 2, 2024

1:00 p.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

Sep 12, 2024

$325 + TAX


Sep 12, 2024
9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive 6h 15m
Total6h 45m
Substantive6h 15m
Total6h 45m

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Regulatory Investigator

“Very relevant to my work. All the panel members were very articulate and discussed the issues well where I as a lay person could fully understand and relate.”

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