Lavalin was informed that federal charges have been laid by the Public Prosecution Service of Canada against SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
While the Public Prosecution Service of Canada and the RCMP have selected this as the next formal step in this 3-year old investigation, there is no change to the company s right and ability to bid or work on any public or private projects.
The officials of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada expressed readiness to provide assistance, including establishment of direct contacts between the General Prosecutor's Office and the Royal Canadian Mounted Policy, which has the exclusive right to conduct investigations into corruption on the territory of Canada.
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada is a federal government organization, created on December that fulfills the responsibilities of the Attorney General of Canada in the discharge of his criminal law mandate by prosecuting criminal offences under federal jurisdiction and by contributing to strengthening the criminal justice system.
Although there is no self-reporting obligation in Canada, Griffiths handed the entire incriminating file over to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada
and the United States Department of Justice.
Procedural fairness, they say, also requires the Minister of Justice to obtain and disclose the assessment of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada
('PPSC') on whether to prosecute them in Canada.
In 1998, he joined the public service as a Prosecutor in Saskatoon with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada
My experience continues to be the foundation for the work I am currently doing in the three northern territories as Special Advisor on Northern Issues for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada
in Ottawa, and the best part of my new job is being able to maintain my connections and travel north frequently.
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada
was created in December 2006 as part of the Federal Accountability Act.