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Aug 27, 2019, 14:34 ET PPSC will proceed with new trial in terrorism case

Toronto, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The PPSC will proceed with the prosecution of Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser for terrorism offences, following a decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal ordering a...


Jul 23, 2019, 12:33 ET National Prosecution Awards

QUEBEC, July 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The outstanding accomplishments of Canadian prosecutors were recognized by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Committee at an awards ceremony held...


May 17, 2019, 11:31 ET PPSC Deskbook updated with Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) announced changes today to the "Decision to Prosecute" chapter of the PPSC Deskbook in response to recommendations of the...


May 08, 2019, 11:05 ET Stay of Proceedings in R v Norman Prosecution

OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Today in the Ontario Court of Justice, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada stayed proceedings against Vice Admiral Mark Norman after it was determined that there was...


Apr 25, 2019, 10:21 ET New Report Released on Prevention of Wrongful Convictions

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - A comprehensive new report on what police and prosecutors can do to prevent wrongful convictions, entitled "Innocence at Stake: The Need for Continued Vigilance to...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:15 ET New Brunswick Southern Railway Sentenced Under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act Following Guilty Pleas

SAINT JOHN, NB, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - New Brunswick Southern Railway Company Limited (NBSR) was sentenced today following guilty pleas in Saint John Provincial Court to 2 counts for offences under...


Feb 28, 2019, 16:03 ET Pamir Hakimzadah sentenced for leaving Canada to join ISIS

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Today in the Ontario Superior Court, Pamir Hakimzadah was sentenced to six months in jail in addition to three years and seven months credit for the time he has already ...


Feb 14, 2019, 13:27 ET Sentence in terrorism case

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today in Ontario Superior Court, Ms. Rehab Dughmosh was sentenced to a total of seven years in prison after being found guilty last month of the offences of leaving...


Feb 12, 2019, 11:30 ET Statement From the Public Prosecution Service of Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - In light of comments made in the press regarding the prosecution of Vice Admiral Mark Norman, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada would like to clarify the context...


Feb 11, 2019, 12:58 ET Decision released from the Ontario Court of Appeal

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision today on the conviction and sentence appeal of Mohamed Hassan Hersi, 32. The Court dismissed the appeal and upheld the ...


Feb 01, 2019, 12:17 ET Guilty plea in terrorism case

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Today in the Ontario Superior Court, Pamir Hakimzadah pleaded guilty to leaving Canada to participate in the activity of a terrorist group, contrary to section 83.181 of ...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:17 ET Conviction in Terrorism Case

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Today in Ontario Superior Court a jury convicted Ms. Rehab Dughmosh of the offences of leaving Canada to participate in the activities of a terrorist group, namely...


Jan 02, 2019, 11:17 ET Update regarding allegations relating to prosecutors' conduct

OTTAWA, Jan. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) has received a report from Mr. Robert Prior, summarizing his review of events in the Ontario Regional Office (ORO). The...


Dec 19, 2018, 13:38 ET Judicial Stay in Terrorism Case Upheld by Court of Appeal

VANCOUVER, Dec. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision today in R v Nuttall and Korody. The Court dismissed the Crown's appeal on the entrapment ruling and upheld ...


Nov 30, 2018, 17:18 ET Lake Louise Ski Area sentenced

CALGARY, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Lake Louise Ski Area Ltd. (LLSA) was sentenced today to fines totalling $2.1 million for offences under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) and the Canada National Parks Act ...


Nov 27, 2018, 16:31 ET Dejaeger appeals dismissed

IQALUIT, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - On November 23, 2018, the Nunavut Court of Appeal released its decisions in R v Dejaeger. The Court dismissed both the defence's conviction and sentence appeals. In its ...


Oct 25, 2018, 10:35 ET National Prosecution Awards for Top Prosecutors

CFB ESQUIMALT, BC, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - The outstanding accomplishments of Canadian prosecutors were recognized by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Committee at an awards...


Sep 13, 2018, 12:26 ET PPSC welcomes the new Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions

OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - The Director of Public Prosecutions, Kathleen Roussel, is pleased to announce that the Governor in Council has appointed David Antonyshyn as PPSC's new Deputy Director...


Aug 23, 2018, 10:17 ET Public Prosecution Service of Canada - PPSC Annual Report Tabled in Parliament

OTTAWA, Aug. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The Director of Public Prosecutions, Kathleen Roussel, today announced the tabling in Parliament of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada Annual Report 2017-2018. The ...


Jul 06, 2018, 11:52 ET Statement by the Public Prosecution Service of Canada regarding allegations relating to prosecutor's conduct

OTTAWA, July 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) is aware of allegations relating to the conduct of some prosecutors in its Ontario Regional Office (ORO).These allegations ...


Jun 18, 2018, 12:00 ET Sentence in hostage-taking trial

OTTAWA, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Today in Ontario Superior Court, Ali Omar Ader, 40, was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for taking Amanda Lindhout hostage, in the country of Somalia, contrary to s....


Jun 07, 2018, 14:17 ET Appeal filed in R. v. Ali

TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Public Prosecution Service of Canada today announced that it has filed a notice of appeal in respect of the decision released May 14, 2018 in Ontario Superior Court...


May 14, 2018, 12:23 ET Ayanle Hassan Ali not criminally responsible by reason of mental disorder

TORONTO, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Today in Ontario Superior Court, Ayanle Hassan Ali was found not criminally responsible by reason of mental disorder as defined by s. 672.1(1) of the Criminal Code for...


Apr 11, 2018, 12:05 ET Public Prosecution Service of Canada - David Livingston sentenced

TORONTO, April 11, 2018 /CNW/ - David Livingston was sentenced today in the Ontario Court of Justice to four months imprisonment followed by twelve months probation and 100 hours of community service ...


Feb 05, 2018, 13:29 ET Finding of guilt and guilty pleas in Lac-Mégantic cases

LAC-MÉGANTIC, QC, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Today in the Court of Quebec, Montreal Maine & Atlantic Canada Co. (MMAC) was found guilty of unlawfully depositing or permitting the deposit of a deleterious...