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    JustFacts - Intimate Partner Violence

    This fact sheet is based on two research publications from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) published in 2015 and 2018. In the 2015 Juristat, CCJS linked police-reported data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey to court data from the Adult Criminal Court Survey to identify...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Directory of Restorative Justice

    The Directory of Restorative Justice is an alphabetical listing by Province/Territory of restorative justice programs across Canada. It provides program locations, contact information and a brief description of their services.
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Evaluation of the Indigenous Courtwork Program

    The purpose of the national Indigenous Courtwork (ICW) Program evaluation is to examine the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the Program, in accordance with the Treasury Board 2016 Policy on Results. The ICW Program has been evaluated three times in the past ten years.
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Final Report on the Review of Canada's Criminal Justice System

    This comprehensive review – the first of its kind since 1982 – was intended to guide the Government in its efforts to ensure that Canada’s criminal justice system is just, compassionate and fair; that it promotes a safe, peaceful and prosperous society; and that it accurately reflects the values...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Just Facts - Preliminary Inquiries (2019)

    This fact sheet is based on two Canadian publications from 2005 and 2010, publicly available and special request data from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics at Statistics Canada, and internal research reports prepared by Justice Canada. A preliminary inquiry is a judicial hearing that is...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Just Facts: Indigenous overrepresentation in the criminal justice system (2019)

    Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada's criminal justice system as both victims and as people accused or convicted of crime. There are only a few national data sources that provide criminal justice statistics disaggregated by Indigenous identity. National data that does exist to...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Research at a Glance: National Justice Survey 2017 - Sentencing Commissions a...

    Most Canadians feel that sentencing guidelines are the best way to ensure a fair sentence and they believe that sentencing would be more consistent with such guidelines. Many Canadians also believe that Canada should consider having a sentencing commission, and that most important activity of...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Parole Board of Canada Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act

    The Privacy Act provides members of the public with the legislated right to access and request the correction of their personal information under the control of federal government institutions. The Act also imposes strict obligations related to the collection, accuracy, use, disclosure, retention...
    Organization:
    Parole Board of Canada
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  • Federal

    Research in Brief - Restorative Justice

    Restorative Justice (RJ) is an approach to justice that focuses on addressing the harm caused by crime while holding the offender responsible for his or her actions, by providing an opportunity for those directly affected by crime – victims, offenders and communities – to identify and address...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Crime Victims’ Experiences of Restorative Justice: A Listening Project

    This report is organized to reflect the rich information gathered from the Listening Project on Crime Victims’ Experiences of Restorative Justice. The structure of this report is as follows: • background on restorative justice and its relationship with crime victims, • an overview of the...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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