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    2016 National Justice Survey: Canada's Criminal Justice System: Synthesis Report

    To inform policy development, public engagement and communications, and to support its mandate, the Department of Justice commissions periodic national surveys to understand Canadians’ perceptions, understanding, and priorities on justice-related issues. Specifically, the study measures...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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    • DOC
  • Open Information

    List of Acts and Regulations

    In support of the Government of Canada's Red Tape Reduction Action Plan, the Department of Justice is committed to the accessibility of information on regulatory requirements. The Department of Justice offers information on family law, criminal law and Canada's system of justice in so far as it...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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    • HTML
  • Open Information

    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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    • DOCX
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  • Open Information

    Research at a Glance: Indigenous Overrepresentation in the Criminal Justice S...

    Young people identified overrepresentation of the Indigenous population in Canada’s Criminal Justice System (CJS) as unfair, and largely a result of societal discrimination as well as systemic discrimination in the justice system. They also felt that it was symptomatic of the poverty and...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • 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

    Guide to Canadian Legal Information

    The Guide to Canadian Legal Information provides Canadians with pointers to relevant legal resources that are administered by the Department of Justice. The guide summarises the purposes of each of these resources, and where to find more information if needed. There are pointers to websites and...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Open Information

    Open Government Implementation Plan - Justice Canada

    The Open Government Implementation Plan (OGIP) for Justice Canada describes the approach the Department will take to meet the requirements of the Directive on Open Government. This is the OGIP that was written by Justice Canada in 2015. Since this was written, we have changed some of our...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • DOC
    • PDF
    • HTML
  • Open Information

    Canada's System of Justice

    This publication provides Canadians with a generalized view of how Canada's Justice System works. Specifically, it defines the differences between public and private law, how laws are kept up to date and the role that the Canadian Constitution in defining the fundamental rules and principles that...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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    • 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
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