Nova Scotia

The Public Prosecution Service of Canada is accepting applications (HTML) on an on-going basis from private-sector lawyers or law firms interested in acting as Agents for the Director of Public Prosecutions; Members of this provincial Bar must have criminal law experience and be able to assume responsibility for the conduct of prosecutions and related proceedings arising from the enforcement of various federal statutes.

Applications received under this Notice will be kept for one (1) year and applicants will be contacted as opportunities arise.

Additionally, a Fixed-Term Agreement (contract) is currently available in the locations listed below:

  • Yarmouth County, including the court location of Yarmouth (Ref: ARO-2022-07-03)
  • Digby County, including the court location of Digby (Ref: ARO-2022-07-04)
  • Annapolis County, including the court location of Annapolis Royal (Ref: ARO-2022-07-03-05)
  • Kings County, including the court location of Kentville (Ref: ARO-2022-07-06)
  • Cape Breton and Victoria Counties, including the court location of Sydney (Ref: ARO-2022-07-07)

Applications for these particular locations must be received no later than 11:59 pm ADT on August 26, 2022.

Please submit your completed application to:

Agent Supervision Unit
Atlantic Regional Office
Public Prosecution Service of Canada
Email: sherry.katsihtis@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca


The Public Prosecution Service of Canada is accepting applications (HTML) on an on-going basis from private-sector lawyers or law firms interested in acting as Agents for the Director of Public Prosecutions; Members of this provincial Bar must have criminal law experience and be able to assume responsibility for the conduct of prosecutions and related proceedings arising from the enforcement of various federal statutes.

Applications received under this Notice will be kept for one (1) year and applicants will be contacted as opportunities arise.

Additionally, a Fixed-Term Agreement (contract) is currently available in the locations listed below:

  • Lunenburg and Queens County, including the court location of Bridgewater (Ref ARO 2022-07-01)
  • Shelburne County, including the court location of Shelburne (Ref ARO 2022-07-02)

Applications for these particular locations must be received no later than 11:59 pm ADT on August 5, 2022.

Please submit your completed application to:

Agent Supervision Unit
Atlantic Regional Office
Public Prosecution Service of Canada
Email: sherry.katsihtis@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca

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