Canada's Criminal Code divides offences into three categories: indictable offences, summary conviction offences and hybrid offences which can be handled through either summary conviction or indictment. Typically, the more serious an offence is, the more likely it is to be categorized as an indictable offence.
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The fatal shooting of a man thought to be working for a rival drug dealer garnered a Calgary man a nine-year sentence Monday.
“(Victim) was attacked by the three men and a firearm was pointed at him,” said Crown Prosecutor Brian Holtby.
Dunn said provincial court Judge Marlene Graham should release [The accused], 26, on bail pending trail, arguing the Crown’s case isn’t open and shut. “An individual who’s trafficking in cocaine is not generally driving around in a 1999 Jimmy provided by his parent,” Dunn said. “It’s not a kid who’s living the high life by drug trafficking,” he said.