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PPSC Annual Report Tabled in Parliament
Ottawa – August 16, 2017 – The Director of Public Prosecutions, Kathleen Roussel, today announced the tabling in Parliament of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada Annual Report 2016-2017. The report covers the period from April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2017.
The 2016-2017 year was a significant milestone for the PPSC, as it celebrated its 10th anniversary in December 2016, marking a decade of prosecutorial excellence.
In 2016-2017, the PPSC worked on 70,028 files. This includes 38,863 files opened during the year and 31,165 carried over from previous years. While drug prosecutions continue to represent a significant proportion of its total caseload, the PPSC also conducted notable prosecutions in a number of areas including environmental, economic, immigration, and terrorism offences.
The report includes a section provided by Commissioner of Canada Elections (CCE), Yves Côté, on the operations of the CCE for the 2016-2017 period.
Commissioner of Canada Elections
Public Prosecution Service of Canada Deskbook
Public Prosecution Service of Canada Annual Report 2016-2017
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