Marco Muzzo will be spending Christmas in jail after his case was adjourned again until the New year.
Muzzo appeared briefly via video link and his lawyer asked for his case to be put over again.
The judge agreed to have the case return to court on January 6 when Muzzo will need to appear in a Newmarket courtroom.
The 29 year old is facing 18 charges, including 4 charges of impaired driving causing death following his involvement in a crash on September 27th in Vaughan.
Three siblings, 9 year old Daniel Neville-Lake, his 5 year old brother Harrison and their 2 year old sister Milly all died in the collision while their 65-year-old grandfather died later in hospital.
The children’s Grandmother and Great Grandmother were also injured in the crash.
The King Township man has been in custody ever since and has at this point had his bail hearing postponed four times.
If he is found guilty, and is handed a jail sentence, will his time spent in custody before his trial affect the amount of time he serves behind bars?
The Conservatives made changes with the Truth in Sentencing Act back in 2009, which was brought into effect in 2010, and tweaked by the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014.
Instead of 2-1 or even 3-1 credits for pre-trial custody, the general approach is now 1-1 or one day for every day in custody.
However, a judge does have the ability to raise the pre-trial credit to 1.5-1 in some cases, provided the person was not detained due to prior convictions or because they were breaching their bail.