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  • Open Information

    Professional Practices in FASD Among International Forensic Mental Health Cli...

    Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), a common neurodevelopmental disability (NDD) caused by prenatal alcohol exposure, face high rates of criminal justice system contact and are overrepresented in correctional and forensic settings. As a result, forensic mental health...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Open Information

    The Criminal Code of Canada

    The Criminal Code is a federal law that includes definitions of most of the criminal offences that the Parliament of Canada has enacted. It is often updated as society evolves and to improve the Canadian criminal process.
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Open Information

    Victims of Crime Research Digest

    The Victims of Crime Research Digest will be an annual, joint publication featuring short articles dedicated to victims of crime research. Research is an important tool in helping to incorporate victims' voices on many issues in the criminal justice system and to affect change in legislation,...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Open Information

    State of the Criminal Justice System - Annual Reports

    The Department of Justice Canada created the first performance monitoring framework (“the Framework”) for Canada’s criminal justice system in 2019. The Framework identified broad expected outcomes, measured by key indicators. The State of the Criminal Justice System Report presents quantitative...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Open Information

    State of the Criminal Justice System Dashboard

    The Department of Justice Canada created the first performance monitoring framework (“the Framework”) for Canada’s criminal justice system in 2019. The Framework identified broad expected outcomes, measured by key indicators. The State of the Criminal Justice System Dashboard presents information...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Open Information

    FASD and TRC Call to Action 34.4: A Consideration of Evaluation Methods

    In Winter 2019, the Research and Statistics Division of the Department of Justice Canada engaged the authors to write a “think piece” focused on the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Call to Action (CTA) 34, and more specifically, 34.4. The objective was to “engage with experts in FASD [Fetal...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Proactive Disclosure

    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...
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    Parole Board of Canada
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  • Proactive Disclosure

    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...
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    Parole Board of Canada
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  • Open Information

    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....
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    Department of Justice Canada
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