is an ongoing project by to monitor the constitutionality of each mandatory minimum sentence (MMS) in the Canadian Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. All data are from the database. is free and will remain free.



The grid below lists every MMS currently in force, but includes only some historical MMSs where the courts have ruled on their constitutionality. It is not a comprehensive list of every historical MMS that has ever existed.



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