Does a change of possession constitute giving?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from R. v. Cao, 1998 ABQB 25 (CanLII):

"Give", again, this term is to be given its ordinary meaning and the case authorities suggest that any change of possession, regardless of the motive or purpose, constitutes giving: Regina v. Verge (1971), 14 C.R. N.S. 283 (B.C.C.A.)

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