Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service

This site explains the role of the Public Prosecution Service and the job of the Crown Attorney. It also takes you - step-by-step - through a criminal case. It explains the process clearly and simply and will help you to understand how a criminal prosecution works in Canada perhaps correcting any misconceptions you might have.

Anybody interested in criminal prosecutions will find these pages informative, particularly those who become involved in a prosecution as a witness, as a victim, or, perhaps, as an accused individual.