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  • Federal

    Disclosure of Briefing Materials for the Minister and the Deputy Minister: 2018

    *Note to Readers: The Government of Canada has implemented a series of measures to strengthen public sector management by enhancing transparency and oversight of public resources in the Federal Government. The briefing material titles listed below were prepared for the Deputy Minister and...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    What You Don't Know Can Hurt You: The importance of family violence screening...

    This research report recommends the adoption of universal family violence screening by family law practitioners. To support this recommendation, it begins by presenting a definition of family violence, then examines common family dynamics where violence is present and the impact of trauma in a...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Legal Aid in Canada, 2016-2017

    The Legal Aid Survey was a Canada Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS)/Statistics Canada annual survey on revenues. Expenditures, personnel, and caseload statistics associated with the administration and delivery of legal aid in Canada. The Legal Aid Survey was first conducted in1983-84, and the...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    The Fiscal Monitor: 2017-2018

    Datasets extracted from The Fiscal Monitor publications for the fiscal year.
    Organization:
    Department of Finance Canada
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  • Federal

    JustFacts - Trends in Adult Federal Custody Populations

    This fact sheet is based on data obtained through special request to Correctional Services Canada (CSC) and Statistics Canada (Census). It examines the numbers and rate of federal adult offenders in custody supervision over time, and draws comparisons between Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups....
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Research at a Glance: Discretion in Sentencing

    The majority of Canadians believe that judges should have at least some degree of discretion and flexibility when deciding a sentence. What we also found: The overwhelming majority of Canadians (95%) felt that the best approach for determining fair and appropriate sentences for offenders...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Research at a Glance: Diversion

    Most Canadians believe that diversion of accused from the courts in appropriate cases should be the preferred response to at least some types of offences/situations. They also believe that increased use of diversion could make the criminal justice system (CJS) more efficient and effective and...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Research at a Glance: Mandatory Minimum Penalties

    In general, Canadians are not supportive of the current mandatory minimum penalties (MMPs) regime and prefer a more individualized approach to sentencing. We also found: Most Canadians indicated that they have a low to moderate level of knowledge of MMPs (52% low and 28% moderate). Over three...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Research at a Glance: Problem-Solving Justice

    Canadians are largely supportive of problem-solving approaches to crime, and most want offenders to have access to initiatives that seek to address the 'root causes' of crime based on an offender's unique needs. What we also found: The majority of Canadians (88%) believe that the criminal...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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