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In Canada, crime is defined at the federal level, and remains the same from province to province. Under Canada criminal code, criminal code offenses are divided into summary and non-summary offenses, with the latter resulting in indictment and higher penalties and fines. Ignorance isn’t considered a valid legal defense, so it’s important to have a working knowledge of Canada criminal law.


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