R. v. Drolet,  2 S.C.R. 1107
Pierre Drolet Appellant
Her Majesty The Queen Respondent
Indexed as: R. v. Drolet
File No.: 21324.
1990: October 9.
Present: Lamer C.J. and L'Heureux‑Dubé, Sopinka, Cory and McLachlin JJ.
on appeal from the court of appeal for quebec
Criminal law ‑‑ Impaired driving ‑‑ Care or control of a motor vehicle ‑‑ Whether the offence of having care or control of a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level of over .08 is included in the offence of driving a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level of over .08.
APPEAL from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal (1988), 14 M.V.R. (2d) 50, 20 Q.A.C. 94, dismissing the accused's appeal from a judgment of the Superior Court, affirming the judgment of the Court of Sessions of the Peace, convicting the accused of having care or control of a motor vehicle while his blood alcohol level exceeded .08 contrary to s. 236 of the Criminal Code. Appeal dismissed.
Alain Dumas, for the appellant.
Alain Gaumont, for the respondent.
The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by
Lamer C.J. ‑‑ It will not be necessary to hear from you, Mr. Gaumont. We are ready to hand down judgment from the Bench. We agree with the reasons of Justice LeBel, and the appeal is dismissed.
Solicitors for the appellant: Hamel, Lavoie & Associés, Québec.
Solicitor for the respondent: Alain Gaumont, Québec.