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Victim of crime

Issues in play for victims of crime, from peace bonds to the process for someone to be charged with a crime.

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Charging someone with a criminal offence

Charging someone with a criminal offence

Typically, for someone to be charged with a crime, the police must recommend charges and a prosecutor (called Crown counsel) must approve the charge. Learn what’s involved in the process.

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Peace bonds and assault charges

Peace bonds and assault charges

If someone threatens to hurt you or damage your property, a peace bond can offer protection. Learn how they work, and the steps involved in applying for a peace bond.

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Stalking, criminal harassment, and cyberbullying

Stalking, criminal harassment, and cyberbullying

It is criminal harassment for someone to repeatedly follow or contact you or engage in threatening behaviour, so as to make you afraid. Also capable of being criminal harassment: cyberbullying.

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