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Alberta prosecutors denounce province's 'triage' court system : Crown Attorneys say staff shortages have led to 200 cases stayed in past two months to meet time limits
Mar 2, 2017 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Alberta prosecutors say they are at a "breaking point" and have abandoned many more serious criminal cases than the public knows - far more than the 15 cases that came to light on Tuesday in Provincial Court in Edmonton.

James Pickard, president of the Alberta Crown Attorneys' Association, says they have stayed criminal charges against 200 people - including 18 accused of impaired driving - in the past two months because of a shortage of prosecutors.

The revelation comes a day after

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