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Definition: Responses to crime that focus on who has been harmed and how they have been affected by crime, not just what law has been broken and who should be punished. Restorative Justice involves the participation of victims, offenders and the community.
See also keywords:  Victim support and victim rights

Alberta Resources

The Mediation and Restorative Justice Centre (MRJC) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to building safer and peaceful communities. They provide mediation services to people and groups in conflict (neightbour disputes, family situations between siblings, parents, children or other family members), and restorative justice services to victims and offenders. These services are offered free of charge to anyone in the greater Edmonton region (Alberta).

Related keywords: Mediation and alternative dispute resolution, Restorative justice, Self-representation

Native Counselling works to ensure that Native people receive fair and equitable treatment in the justice system. NCSA delivers its programs and services province wide.. Its programs and services are designed and delivered for Aboriginal people, by Aboriginal people.

Related keywords: Legal services, Restorative justice

The Youth Restorative Action Project is a Youth Justice Committee sanctioned under the new Youth Criminal Justice Act. It is the first YJC mandated to work in youth court with young people who have caused harm as a result of hate crimes and significant social issues YRAP is also the first such committee to be comprised entirely of Youth Members, and takes a unique approach to achieving the goals of Restorative Justice. YRAP also collaborates on projects promoting justice equality and rights for all youth, particularly youth at risk and new Canadians.


Related keywords: Restorative justice, Youth criminal justice


CAEFS is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly those who are, or may be, criminalized. The website provides contact information for member societies across the country and a directory of programs and services in each region.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Reintegration, Restorative justice

The Canadian Inventory of Restorative Justice Programs and Services, maintained by Correctional Service Canada, is intended to help victims, offenders and the general public locate programs that teach, advocate, promote, conduct research, provide services or develop/produce resources and provide training related to Restorative Justice (RJ). The inventory is organized by geographic scope and includes a variety of regional programs plus listings for Academic Courses and Programs.

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The Centre for Restorative Justice is a resource and research centre dedicated to promoting the values and principles of restorative justice through education, research, and dialogue with academics, practitioners and community. In partnership with individuals, the community and justice agencies, the Centre was founded in 2002 by faculty members in the Simon Fraser University School of Criminology.

Related keywords: Research reports and institutes, Restorative justice

The Church Council on Justice and Corrections is a national, non-partisan, faith-based coalition, rooted in the Christian tradition. Through research, projects, workshops and presentations, the CCJC promotes education on restorative justice and sponsors initiatives to build healthier and safer communities.

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is the federal government agency responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the courts. CSC is responsible for managing institutions of various security levels and supervising offenders under conditional release in the community. CSC is also committed to ensuring that victims of crime have an effective voice in the federal corrections and criminal justice system.

Related keywords: Corrections, Restorative justice, Victim support and victim rights

The John Howard Society is a network of offices across Canada and the Northwest Territories committed to "effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime." They work with people who have come into conflict with the law, advocate for changes in the criminal justice process, engage in public education on matters relating to criminal law and promote crime prevention through community and social development activities. The website provides access to information about the services in each province.

Related keywords: Corrections, Crime prevention, Criminal records and record suspensions, Reintegration, Restorative justice

Peacemakers Trust is a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to research and education on conflict transformation and peacebuilding.


Related keywords: Mediation and alternative dispute resolution, Research reports and institutes, Restorative justice