Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the Point Final organization

Upon approval, participation in the Point Final program is your choice. If you choose to participate in the program, you must comply with all program requirements.

If you have found our program online and are interested, you must inform your lawyer. The lawyer will take the necessary steps to see if you are eligible. If you do not have a lawyer, please feel free to contact us directly.

Anyone who has been charged with driving, or having care and control of a vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs – with the exception of cases where there has been bodily harm or death. The Prosecutors determine an offender’s eligibility for the program based on an analysis of the accused person’s judicial profile and his or her motivation to complete a challenging program aimed at changing behaviors.

If you are making a donation in consideration of a court case you will receive a receipt with a non-tax deductible mention since the donation is made in consideration of the court case.

If you are making a charitable donation you will receive a tax deductible receipt.

Questions about laws and sanctions

When you are arrested for impaired driving, you are subject to administrative sanctions under the Highway Safety Code as well as charged under the Criminal Code.

People who have been convicted of an impaired driving offence will be required to install an alcohol ignition interlock device for a minimum of one year up to a lifetime, depending on the number of prior convictions.

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