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Aboriginal Justice Programs and Services, Gov't. of B.C.
British Columbia has programs and services throughout the province for Aboriginal people who come into contact with the criminal justice system. They are available at all stages of the justice process, for example, in the areas of victim support, support for going to court and helping offenders return to the community.
Aboriginal Justice Strategy, Dep't. of Justice, Gov't. of Canada
The Aboriginal Justice Strategy (AJS) from the federal Department of Justice supports Aboriginal community-based justice programs that offer alternatives to mainstream justice processes in appropriate circumstances.
Canadian Social Research
Excellent resources for Canadian social program information; includes research guides and links to related sites.
Department of Justice, Government of Canada
Publications & reports concerning criminal justice issues.
Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal)
The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) is a database of full-text electronic resources such as books, articles, theses and documents as well as digitized materials such as photographs, archival resources, maps, etc. focusing primarily on First Nations and Aboriginals of Canada with a secondary focus on North American materials and beyond. From the U. of Saskatchewan.
Justice Education Society - Legal Help Guides
25 information sheets and 17 videos on topics such as Crime Enforcement, Victim and Witness, Going to Court, as well as Youth and Crime.
Ministry of the Attorney General of BC website
Features links to many justice-related topics, as well programs and services.
SFU Library Guide: Crime & Justice Statistics
This is an excellent resource for finding links to local, provincial, national and international sources of statistics and other crime data.
Kwantlen Library Guide: Criminology Statistics
Another excellent library guide with very well-organized links to data sources from all over Canada.
Search for government reports and statistics on Canadian society
Stats Canada Juristat
This publication provides in-depth analysis and detailed statistics on a variety of topics and issues related to justice and public safety. Topics include crime, victimization, homicide, civil, family and criminal courts, and correctional services. To search this publication, put your terms in the box next to "Filter items."
Truth and Reconcilation Commission of Canada (TRC) website
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The Commission will document the truth of what happened by relying on records held by those who operated and funded the schools, testimony from officials of the institutions that operated the schools, and experiences reported by survivors, their families, communities and anyone personally affected by the residential school experience and its subsequent impacts.
Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Society (VATJSS)
The Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Service Society (VATJSS) is a non-profit agency that provides justice, homelessness and outreach prevention services to Aboriginal people within the Metro-Vancouver area. The justice service provides offenders and victims with satisfying and culturally appropriate alternative to the mainstream criminal justice system.
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