he Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, introduces legislation to expedite the removal of foreign criminals from Canada and to enhance the safety and security of Canadians. Citizenship & Immigration Canada.
The Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act focuses on three areas which would:
- Make it easier for the Government to remove dangerous foreign criminals from our country; […]
The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu announce on behalf of the Government that amendments to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (CCRA) introduced as part of the Safe Streets and Communities Act, have come into force.
MissingKidsALERT is a public notification service designed to provide critical information in the search for missing children. Through this service, Canadians (individuals or organizations) can quickly and easily sign-up to receive missing child alerts through a variety of electronic platforms.
Today, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Vic Toews, announced increased offender accountability measures to ensure the safety and security of victims and law-abiding Canadians come first, while criminals are held accountable for their actions. Public Safety Canada.
Minister Toews announced five new measures relating to increasing offender accountability, […]
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, announce the introduction of an act to amend the Criminal Code (victim surcharge). The amendment will make offenders more accountable to victims by doubling the victim surcharge that offenders must pay, and ensuring that it is automatically applied in all cases. […]
April 22-28, 2012 marks the seventh annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (NVCAW), a week dedicated to raising public awareness about victim issues and the programs, services and laws that are available to help victims in their time of need. This year’s theme is “Moving Forward”. Please see the NVCAW website for more information and for a list of events in your community. […]
This new benefit will provide support to eligible parents who suffer a loss of income as a result of taking time away from work to cope with the death or disappearance of a child that was caused by a Criminal Code offence. Prime Minister of Canada.
For more information, please visit Service Canada – […]
This proposed legislation will help ensure that sentencing for crimes against elderly Canadians (elder abuse) reflects the significant impact that crime has on their lives. Justice Canada.
Under the proposed amendment to the Criminal Code, evidence that an offence had a significant impact on the victims due to their age – […]
Bill C-10, “An Act to enact the Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act and to amend the State Immunity Act, the Criminal Code, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and other Acts” or short title The Safe Streets and Communities Act, […]