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    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...
    Organization:
    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

    Open Government Implementation Plan - Parole Board of Canada

    This document describes our department’s plan to complete activities and deliverables aligned to the requirements of the Directive on Open Government, in order to achieve full compliance by the March 2020 implementation deadline.
    Organization:
    Parole Board of Canada
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  • Federal

    Parole Board of Canada Annual Report on the Administration of the Access to I...

    The Access to Information Act gives Canadian citizens and corporations the right to have access to federal government records, subject to certain specific exceptions. The Act complements but does not replace other procedures for obtaining government information. It is not intended to limit in any...
    Organization:
    Parole Board of Canada
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  • Federal

    Internal Audits 2017

    The mandate of Justice Canada’s internal audit function is to help Justice Canada achieve its strategic outcomes by using a systematic and disciplined approach to assess and contribute to the continuous improvement of its risk management, internal control, and governance processes. The results of...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Internal Audits 2008

    The mandate of Justice Canada’s internal audit function is to help Justice Canada achieve its strategic outcomes by using a systematic and disciplined approach to assess and contribute to the continuous improvement of its risk management, internal control, and governance processes.The objective...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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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 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 Canada
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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 Canada
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