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  • Federal

    State of the Criminal Justice System - 2019 Report

    The Department of Justice Canada has created the first performance monitoring framework (Framework) for Canada’s criminal justice system (CJS). It comprises broad expected outcomes and selected national indicators. Performance monitoring helps identify trends, benchmarks, strengths, and areas for...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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  • Federal

    Legal Aid in Canada, 2017/2018

    The Legal Aid Survey was a Canadian 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 in 1983-84 and...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Federal

    State of the Criminal Justice System Dashboard

    The Dashboard presents nine high-level outcomes of the Canadian criminal justice system identified through extensive research and feedback from multi-phased consultations with criminal justice system partners, stakeholders, experts and other Canadians. These outcomes are listed on the right side...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
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    • HTML
  • 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

    JustFacts - Criminal Court Case Processing Time

    This fact sheet is based on publicly available data from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) between 2006/2007 and 2016/2017. Data is also presented from the Department of Justice Canada’s Justice Effectiveness 2008 (JE) project that collected data to specifically analyze case...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Federal

    JustFacts - Sexual Assault

    This fact sheet is primarily based on self-reported data from the 2014 General Social Survey (GSS) on Victimization, on police-reported data from the 2018 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, and on court data from the 2016/2017 Adult Criminal Court Survey.
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Disclosure of Briefing Materials for the Minister, the Deputy Minister and th...

    The briefing material titles listed below were prepared for the Minister, the Deputy Minister and the Associate Deputy Minister of Justice. The lists are generated at the end of each month and are a snapshot in time of records created for that month. In keeping with the spirit of the Access to...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Federal

    The Attorney General of Canada’s Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indi...

    The Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples will guide the Government of Canada’s legal approaches, positions and decisions taken in civil litigation involving Aboriginal and treaty rights, and the Crown’s obligation towards Indigenous peoples. The Directive is part of the...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Federal

    Disclosure of Briefing Materials for the Minister and the Deputy Minister: 2018

    *Note to Readers: The Government of Canada has implemented a series of measures to strengthen public sector management by enhancing transparency and oversight of public resources in the Federal Government. The briefing material titles listed below were prepared for the Deputy Minister and...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    The Honourable Christian Lyons’s Questionnaire

    Under the new judicial application process introduced by the Minister of Justice on October 20, 2016, any interested and qualified Canadian lawyer or judge may apply for federal judicial appointment by completing a questionnaire. The questionnaires are then used by the Judicial Advisory...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
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