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Traffic/Provincial Offences

We don’t provide help with traffic or provincial offences.

Provincial Offences

Provincial offences are non-criminal charges, under legislation like:

  • Ontario Highway Traffic Act

  • Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act

  • Liquor Licence Act

  • Trespass to Property Act

  • City by-law charges about noise control, animal control, waste collection, etc.

For information or help, please contact:

Law Society Referral Service

https://www.lsuc.on.ca/lsrs/

This is an online service that gives you a free 30-minute consultation with a lawyer or paralegal. A crisis line is available Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.


Toll-free crisis line: 1-855-947-5255

City of Sault Ste. Marie

https://saultstemarie.ca/City-Hall/City-Departments/Legal/Provincial-Offences.aspx

The City of Sault Ste. Marie is responsible for the prosecution of most provincial offence charges issued within City of Sault Ste. Marie. Visit their website for more information and for online payment of fines.


Call: 705-541-7334

Licence Appeal Tribunal

http://www.slasto.gov.on.ca/en/lat/Pages/default.aspx

The Licence Appeal Tribunal holds hearings on a wide variety of matters, including medical suspension of driver’s licences and the impounding of motor vehicles.


Call: 1-800-255-2214

Ministry of Transportation – Medical Review

http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/dandv/driver/medical-review/faq.shtml#process

Physicians and optometrists are required to report any patient age 16 or over who may be suffering from a medical or visual condition that may impair their ability to drive to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles. The Ministry can give you information on how to have your driver’s licence suspension lifted.


Call: 1-800-268-1481

Algoma Community Legal Clinic

Queenscentre Building

477 Queen Street East, Suite 301

Sault Ste. Marie, ON  P6A 1Z5

Phone: 705-942-4900

Toll Free: 1-800-616-1109

Fax: 705-942-6894

Email: ‎algorecep@lao.on.ca