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.
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. […]
Check out our new project report “Exploring and Responding to the Impact of Victimization in Communities” and the accompanying information guide “A Guide to Responding to Victimization in Your Community” (available in English and French).
- Exploring and Responding to the Impact of Victimization in Communities
- A Guide to Responding to Victimization in Your Community
- Guide de réponse à la victimisation dans la communauté
Feedback about this project is greatly appreciated. […]
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will explore the systemic reasons why so many indigenous women and girls have been murdered or gone missing in Canada. Independent from the federal government, the commission is directed to examine and report on the systemic causes behind the violence that Indigenous women and girls experience and their greater vulnerability to violence by looking for patterns and underlying factors that explain why higher levels of violence occur. […]
The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is here! For the entire month of June, every $1 you donate to our organization through www.canadahelps.org or www.givingchallenge.ca qualifies us to win $10,000!
The more you give, the more chances for us to win! Please visit our Giving Page to support Victims of Violence during the Great Canadian Giving Challenge. […]
Victims and Survivors of Crime Week is being held May 29 to June 4 and the theme is The Power of Our Voices.
Victims and Survivors of Crime Week is about raising awareness about issues facing victims and survivors of crime and the services, programs and laws in place to help them and their families. […]
Bill C-32, the Victims Bill of Rights Act, passed in April 2015, made a number of changes to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. Many of these changes came into effect in July 2015. However, as of June 1st, 2016, upon request, victims can now:
- Receive information from the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) about an offender’s correctional plan and progress toward meeting the objectives of the plan; […]
In recognition of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, a special edition of Victim Matters is now available.
We are very grateful to the Department of Justice – Victims Fund for making this issue possible.