Open Government Portal

Please note that the Open Information Portal contains a sample of government of Canada publications and information resources. For more resources, please visit Government of Canada Publications and Library and Archives Canada.

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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

    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
    Resource Formats:
    • DOCX
    • PDF
    • HTML
  • 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

    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
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Open Information

    Principles of Restorative Justice

    The following concepts detailed in the publication were taken from an article written by Howard Zehr and Henry Mika, (1998),"Fundamental Concepts in Restorative Justice", in Contemporary Justice Review, Vol. 1. At the primary level, restorative justice in Canada is guided by recognizing the need...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Open Information

    Open Government Implementation Plan – Transport Canada

    This document describes Transport Canada’s plan to complete activities and deliverables aligned to the requirements of the Directive on Open Government, supporting the move to “open by default.”
    Organization:
    Transport Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • DOCX
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