Question about using objects in self-defense

From my understanding, you will be charged if you use any object as a weapon against someone (pipe, screwdriver, baseball bat, wrench, baton,etc. ), even in self-defense. Are all objects treated the same when used as weapons? Ie. would I face more serious charges if I defended myself with a wrench (primary function is a tool) versus say a baton (primary function is a weapon)?

Asked 3 months ago in Edmonton, Alberta
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