Open Government Portal

  • Federal

    National justice survey 2017: issues in Canada's criminal justice system : fi...

    To inform policy develop, public engagement and communications, and to support its mandate, the Department of Justice commissions periodic national surveys to explore Canadians' perception, understanding and priorities on justice-related issues. This 2017 survey focuses on views and perceptions...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    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
  • Federal

    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
  • Federal

    National Justice Survey 2018 - Final report and data tables

    The 2018 National Justice Survey will be used to inform policy development, public engagement, and communications. Specifically, the study explores Canadians’ views and perceptions of: › The criminal justice system; › Sexual harassment in the work place; › Privacy and the management of personal...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
    • DOCX
  • Federal

    Annotated Language Laws of Canada — Constitutional, Federal, Provincial and T...

    The Annotated Language Laws of Canada is a comprehensive and evergreen legal reference tool. It inventories all constitutional, federal, provincial and territorial legislation relating, in whole or in part, to the use of language(s) within government institutions and in commercial and/or private...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF/A-1
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Research in Brief Assessments and Analyses of Canada's Bail System

    This Research in Brief is based on publicly available data from a number of Justice Canada, Canadian government (federal and provincial/territorial), academic and community organization studies and publications released from 2009 to 2018, as well as information from various media sources....
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Legal Aid in Canada, 2016-2017

    The Legal Aid Survey was a Canada Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS)/Statistics Canada annual survey on revenues. Expenditures, personnel, and caseload statistics associated with the administration and delivery of legal aid in Canada. The Legal Aid Survey was first conducted in1983-84, and the...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
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