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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
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
    • DOC
  • Open Information

    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...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    Research at a Glance: National Justice Survey 2017- Restorative Justice

    Canadians indicated that they are not very familiar with restorative justice (RJ), but after receiving an explanation, the majority of Canadians support the use of RJ and see the process as an effective way to repair the harms caused by crime. What we also found: Most Canadians (87%) indicated...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    Official Languages Annual Report

    Promoting bilingualism and the development of official language minority communities in Canada are key elements of our success. This report presents several of the actions taken by the Government of Canada, through its federal institutions in 2015–16 to achieve these goals.
    Organization:
    Canadian Heritage
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
  • Open Data

    Bilingualism, 2006 (by census subdivision)

    Canada has two official languages, English and French. In 2006, about 17.4% of the population were bilingual, as they were able to conduct a conversation in both official languages. People living in Quebec reported the highest percentage of being bilingual. New Brunswick, the only officially...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Open Data

    Bilingualism, 2006 (by census division)

    Canada has two official languages, English and French. In 2006, about 17.4% of the population were bilingual, as they were able to conduct a conversation in both official languages. People living in Quebec reported the highest percentage of being bilingual. New Brunswick, the only officially...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Open Data

    English-French Bilingualism, 2001 (by census subdivision)

    About 5 231 500 people reported to the 2001 Census that they were bilingual, compared with 4 841 300 five years earlier, an 8.1% increase. In 2001, these individuals represented 17.7% of the population, up from 17.0% in 1996. Nationally, 43.4% of francophones reported that they were bilingual,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Open Data

    English-French Bilingualism, 2001 (by census division)

    About 5 231 500 people reported to the 2001 Census that they were bilingual, compared with 4 841 300 five years earlier, an 8.1% increase. In 2001, these individuals represented 17.7% of the population, up from 17.0% in 1996. Nationally, 43.4% of francophones reported that they were bilingual,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Open Data

    English-French Bilingualism, 1996

    In 1996, 67% of Canada’s population were able to conduct a conversation in English only, 14% in French only and 17% in both of these languages. Around 2% of people enumerated reported not knowing either of these two languages. This map shows the percentage of the Canadian population in 1996 who...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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