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  • Open Information

    Research at a glance: Youth Views on Access to Justice

    From 2016 to 2019, the Department of Justice Canada reached out to young Canadians for their views on justice issues. The youth selected for these youth engagement projects were not provided with specialized training or information, but their opinions and perspectives on justice issues can inform...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    Research at a glance: Looking Ahead at Canada’s Justice System: What’s Import...

    From 2016 to 2019, the Department of Justice Canada reached out to young Canadians for their views on justice issues. The youth selected for these youth engagement projects were not provided with specialized training or information, but their opinions and perspectives on justice issues can inform...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Proactive Disclosure

    Department of Justice Canada Minister's Transition Book - November 2015

    The Department of Justice Canada’s Transition Book speaks to the three distinctive roles played by the Department. The department’s roles are to act as: policy department with broad responsibilities for overseeing all matters relating to the administration of justice that fall within the federal...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Open Information

    Police-Reported Hate Crime - 2016

    This infographic was created for internal briefing purposes by the Policy Research Group, Department of Canadian Heritage as it is a clear, effective and artistic way of presenting complex data, while keeping the attention of the viewer. It is a visual representation of data from Police-reported...
    Organization:
    Canadian Heritage
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF/UA
  • Open Information

    What we heard - Transforming Canada's criminal justice system

    This report summarizes discussions held during the roundtables. It highlights best practices, challenges and suggested improvements. It highlights best practices, challenges and suggested improvements. This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Canada. The purpose...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    Bill C-26 (S.C. 2012 c. 9) Reforms to Self-Defence and Defence of Property

    Bill C-26 the Citizens Arrest and Self-defence Act, S.C. 2012 c.9, came into force on march 11, 2013. The legislation replaces the old Criminal Code provisions on self-defence and defence of property with new and reformed defences. The purpose of the Technical Guide is to promote, for legal...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    The Criminal Law and Managing Children's Behaviour

    The following explains what the criminal law says about how parents, caregivers, and teachers may respond when children under their care are misbehaving or doing something that might be dangerous to themselves or others. It describes what actions are acceptable and what actions may lead to...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Open Information

    A Handbook for Police and Crown Prosecutors on Criminal Harrassment

    The Handbook for Police and Crown Prosecutors purposes itself to provide police and Crown prosecutors with guidelines for the investigation and prosecution of criminal harassment cases and to promote an integrated criminal justice response to stalking. The Handbook was developed by a working...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    Indigenous Justice Program

    The Aboriginal Justice Strategy (AJS), now known as the Indigenous Justice Program, supports community-based justice programs that offer alternatives to mainstream justice processes in appropriate circumstances. Created to provide alternatives to the mainstream system, the Indigenous Justice...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    Litigation Year in Review 2016

    This Litigation Year in Review 2016 is intended to provide Canadians with some highlights of the progress we made this past year in several important areas of litigation. In reviewing and rethinking the Government’s litigation strategy over the course of 2016, I focused on three main themes:...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • HTML
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