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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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    The Honourable Susan Wong’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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    The Honourable April D. Grosse’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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    The Honourable Nancy Dilts’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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    The Honourable David Labrenz’s Questionnaire

    Under the new judicial appointment process introduced by the Minister of Justice on October 20, 2016, any interested and qualified Canadian lawyer or judge may apply for such appointment by completing a questionnaire. The questionnaires are then used by the Judicial Advisory Committees across...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    The Honourable W. Paul Riley’s Questionnaire

    Under the new judicial appointment process introduced by the Minister of Justice on October 20, 2016, any interested and qualified Canadian lawyer or judge may apply for such appointment by completing a questionnaire. The questionnaires are then used by the Judicial Advisory Committees across...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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    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...
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    Department of Justice Canada
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