News from Department of Justice Canada
The people of the Department of Justice work to ensure that Canadians enjoy a justice system that is fair, accessible and efficient. The department helps the federal government to develop policy and to make and reform laws as needed.More information
This is an update from the Department of Justice about the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, which went into force last week.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced funding of $200,000 for the Victims Justice Network to establish an online network for victims of crime, criminal justice professionals, and others who directly serve victims.
Department of Justice Canada is requesting that you fill out a survey about their family law public legal education and information documents for parents, Making Plans, and Parenting Plan Tool.
The Victims of Crime Research Digest contains articles on current and completed victims of crime research that is supported by the Policy Centre for Victim Issues, Department of Justice Canada.
The Department of Justice has released a study that provides a comprehensive estimate of the economic impact (costs) of spousal violence in Canada.
The Fair and Efficient Criminal Trials Act has as its goal to ensure that so-called "mega-trials," large and complex cases involving illegal activities such as drug trafficking, white-collar crime, terrorism, organized crime or gang-related activity, can be heard more swiftly and effectively.
The Victims of Crime Research Digest is an annual periodical published by the Department of Justice Canada. Its aim is to disseminate short, accessible articles on current and completed victims of crime research that is supported by the Policy Centre for Victim Issues, Department of Justice Canada.