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The Victim Justice Network is a non-profit national organization whose mission is to establish an online-based network to better serve and support victims of crime. One of its objectives is to promote public awareness and public education on issues of importance to victims of crime.

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Victims and Survivors Have Serious Strength: Learn more about how you can share your story.

Researchers at Algonquin College invite victims of violent crime and family survivors of homicide over the age of 18 to participate in a survey to better understand the experiences of victims and survivors.

Posted:
March 17, 2017

November 10: Tackling the Justice Gap: Restorative Justice and Sexual Violence

When: Thursday, November 10, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This discussion will consider whether restorative justice is an appropriate resolution to sexual assault cases that have traditionally gone through the criminal justice system in Canada and other jurisdictions.

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October 19, 2016

Opinion: Focus on high-risk offenders to prevent victimization

Heidi Illingworth, Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime, says we should be investing in programs such as those that closely monitor dangerous offenders who are released into the community.

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May 20, 2016

Now accepting funding applications, Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2016

The dates for Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2016 have been changed to accommodate organizations that depend on funding from the Department of Justice's Victims Fund.

Posted:
February 01, 2016

Public hearings on Bill 132 to be held across province in January

The province's Standing Committee on Social Policy will hold public hearings in Toronto, Sault Ste. Marie, Peterborough and London between Jan. 19 and Jan. 22.

Posted:
January 19, 2016

Ontario needs human trafficking task-force: report

Ontario should provide funding for a province-wide task force to combat human trafficking, according to a report released after an investigation into sexual violence in the province.

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December 21, 2015

April 22 Webinar: Register today for Bill C-32 - The Canadian Victim Bill of Rights: Shaping the Future

Date: Wed, Apr 22, 2015
Time: 02:00 PM EST 
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes 
Host(s): The Victim Justice Network and CLEO

April 22, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. E.D.T. - In support of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week in 2015 from April 19th to 25th, this webinar will examine Bill C-32 - The Canadian Victim Bill of Rights and its impact on victims of crime once enacted. The key presenter in this webinar is Ms Pamela Arnott, the Director and Senior Counsel of the Policy Centre for Victims Issues, Department of Justice Canada.

The webinar is hosted by the Victim Justice Network, a national non-profit organization whose mission is to establish an online-based network to better serve and support victims of crime. One of its objectives is to promote public awareness and public education on issues of importance to victims of crime.

Spaces are limited so register today at:

https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=mh1m12zhf3fd

This webinar is made possible through the funding support of Justice Canada’s Victims Fund and the Department of Justice Canada.

Posted:
April 01, 2015