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Uttering Threats With or Without Words

Under the Criminal Code of Canada a person can be charged with the serious offence, Uttering Threats simply by knowingly uttering, or conveying or causing another to receive a threat. Words are not necessary to convict someone under this offence. The threat can be conveyed in any manner. Simply gesturing to another that you are going to kill them for example, swiping your finger across your throat can be considered uttering a threat.
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Assault With A Weapon Or Causing Bodily Harm

Assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm are both found in chapter 267 of the Criminal Code of Canada. Causing bodily harm can also be charged under chapter 269 of the Criminal Code. In order to be found guilty of Assault with a weapon, the Crown must prove that while committing an assault…

Assault With A Weapon Or Causing Bodily Harm

When charged with aggravated assault, as an indictable offence, the maximum punishment is 14 years in prison. Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm carries a penalty if charged as an indictable offence, 10 years maximum imprisonment. Aggravated assault requires more egregious behavior than an assault with a weapon such as maiming, disfiguring or endangering the life of another while assault causing bodily harm just requires an injury to the complainant.

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