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Where the licence suspension is from a criminal driving conviction.
- Everyone who operates a motor vehicle, vessel or aircraft or any railway equipment in Canada while disqualified from doing so,
- is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or
- is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.
“Motor vehicle” means a vehicle that is drawn, propelled or driven by any means other than muscular power, but does not include railway equipment. This includes, any farm machinery, construction machines, and any vehicle that has an engine attached to it.