Check out our new project report “Increasing Accessibility to Information for Victims of Online Crime: A Resource Guide for Adult Victims”.
We are very grateful for support for this project from the Department of Justice-Victims Fund.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada is reviewing the Criminal Justice System to identify aspects that need to be changed and/or updated.
The government wants to hear Canadians’ thoughts and opinions. If you are 18 years of age or older and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you are invited to participate in the 2017 National Justice Survey. […]
Government introduces legislation to restrict the use of administrative segregation and strengthen Canada’s federal correctional system. The new legislation and regulations that will follow will increase accountability, transparency and oversight around the use of administrative segregation.
For the first time, there will be a legislative framework that establishes a presumptive time limit for inmates confined in administrative segregation. […]
Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2017 is May 28-June 3.
Victims and Survivors of Crime Week is an annual outreach initiative of the Justice Canada Policy Centre for Victim Issues (PCVI). PCVI works to give victims and survivors a more effective voice in the criminal justice system by pursuing a range of activities and initiatives. […]
In recognition of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, a special edition of Victim Matters is now available.
We are grateful to the Department of Justice – Victims Fund for making this issue possible. […]
Former Private Member’s Bill C-452, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons), received Royal Assent in June 2015, under the previous Parliament, but was not brought into force. Legislation has been introduced to amend former Private Member’s Bill C-452, so that only the provisions that do not raise significant concerns under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms would come into force. […]
The Government of Canada has launched a public online consultation on record suspensions (formerly referred to as pardons) under the Criminal Records Act in support of its review of the changes made to the criminal justice system over the past decade.
The information provided through this consultation will help inform the development of options for the reform of the Criminal Records Act and support the successful reintegration of law-abiding Canadians into society. […]
We are pleased to announce that the 31st Annual ‘It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child’ Hockey Tournament will be held this year on November 18-20 at the Nick Smith Centre in Arnprior, Ontario.
For details on registration and sponsorship opportunities please contact Dave McCormick at 613-809-9900 or 613-742-8099 (Office) or firstname.lastname@example.org or VOV at email@example.com. […]
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, introduces legislation to amend the federal victim surcharge provisions in the Criminal Code.
The federal victim surcharge is a monetary penalty that is automatically imposed on offenders at the time of sentencing, cumulatively for each offence. Money collected from offenders is used by provinces and territories to help fund programs and services for victims of crime. […]
Visit GET CYBER SAFE for information on the Government of Canada’s national campaign that focuses on helping Canadians be more secure online.