Criminal

Feds to fund initiatives against overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in criminal justice system

Feds to fund initiatives against overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in criminal justice system

Organizations may submit proposals to tackle bias and barriers faced by Indigenous peoples

PEI’s restorative justice program to increase justice options for victims, offenders, communities

PEI’s restorative justice program to increase justice options for victims, offenders, communities

New program aims to address victims’ needs while holding offenders meaningfully accountable

New law allows provinces to manage sports betting in their jurisdictions

New law allows provinces to manage sports betting in their jurisdictions

Bill comes into force on day to be fixed by order of Governor in Council

Yukon provides funding to projects aiming to address violence against Indigenous women and girls

Yukon provides funding to projects aiming to address violence against Indigenous women and girls

Chosen initiatives aim to promote safe spaces, healing, cultural integration

Alberta provincial court welcomes Calgary criminal and regional division’s new assistant chief judge

Alberta provincial court welcomes Calgary criminal and regional division’s new assistant chief judge

Provincial government also announces grants for youth gang prevention by communities

How judicial discretion impacts sentencing in criminal cases

How judicial discretion impacts sentencing in criminal cases

While sentencing can be controversial, most lawyers think judges get it right