Current Issues

The proposed Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act, would addresses concerns raised by victims of crime with respect to accused persons found Not Criminally Responsible on Account of Mental Disorder.

The new legislation has three main components:

  • Putting Public Safety First – the legislation would explicitly set out that public safety is the paramount consideration in the decision-making process relating to accused persons found to be NCR. […]

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, meets with stakeholders to set out and discuss the next phase of the Government of Canada’s plan for safe streets and communities. Justice Canada.

The Government will take further action in the following areas:

Tackling crime by holding violent criminals accountable for their crimes

  • The Government intends to bring forward legislation to further toughen penalties for child sexual offences, […]

Canada’s Missing is the first national website designed to engage the public in reporting tips and information related to ongoing cases.

The National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains (NCMPUR) is Canada’s national centre that provides law enforcement, medical examiners and chief coroners with specialized investigative services in support of missing persons and unidentified remains investigations. […]