The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Shelly Glover, Parliamentary Secretary for Indian Affairs and Northern Development announce funding for the creation and enhancement of Child Advocacy Centres across Canada to better help young victims and witnesses of crime.

The $ 5.25 million in funding over 5 years will be available through the Victims Fund at the Department of Justice.  Provincial/territorial victim services, non-governmental organizations or existing child advocacy centres may apply for funding to establish a child advocacy centre in their jurisdiction or expand the services for an existing CAC. Justice Canada.