During an investigation, the police may arrest potential suspects only to later let them go, so long as they attend their court date. The terms for which bail is granted and if bail is granted depend on a few different factors.
Assault can be a broad term covering many related criminal offences in Canada. It can cover everything from arguments that get a little “physical” to non-fatal weapon attacks. Regardless when an assault charge happens participants will likely end up in court. But does assault carry a prison term in Canada?