Self-Defence And The Law?

Self-defence: What’s acceptable under Canadian law? Related Stories Toronto Chinatown grocer found not guilty PMO calls restaurateur who fought suspected thief The assault charges laid recently against a Toronto restaurant owner who fought a man who he accused of being a thief, along with a number of high-profile self-defence cases in the U.S., have led to questions around property rights and self-defence laws in Canada. Criminal lawyer Howard Cohen adds that there is a “huge misconception” in Canada regarding the use of self-defence, and many people think they don’t have…

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A Brief History Of Karate..

There Is Very Little Information On Early Development Of Martial Arts.. . Most accounts cite China as having a significant influence on its initial rise, however, it is clearly Okinawa that spawned what we know today as karate.  Okinawa had always experienced problems between rival kingdoms, but in 1429, the kingdoms were united and in order to maintain this unity, a decree was issued which banned possession of all weapons. This seemed to work fairly well for almost 200 years, however, in 1609, Okinawa was, without much resistence, conquered by the…

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