Fact Sheet: Just What Are “Halfway Houses”? (2019)

¬†At its core, a Halfway House is a community- based residential facility (CRF) that serves as a place of transition for offenders who are in the process of returning to live normal lives back within the community at large. These offenders are still under custodial care by Corrections Services Canada (CSC) or the Parole Board…

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Fact Sheet: Extrajudicial Sanctions (2019)

An extrajudicial sanction (EJS) is a more formal extrajudicial measure that is used when the other EJMs are unable to hold a young person accountable for their offence. An EJS can be used before or after the young person is charged. Download  

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Fact Sheet: Extrajudicial Measures (2019)

An extrajudicial measure (EJM) is a pre-charge diversion system that was introduced with the YCJA (Youth Criminal Justice Act) in 2003, that is a less formal, alternative way of dealing with first time, non-violent young offenders other than going through court and formally charging the youth. Download

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Fact Sheet: Crime Prevention (2019)

Crime prevention is any initiative or policy, which reduces or eliminates victimization or the risk of individual criminal participation. It includes government and community based programs, which go beyond law enforcement and criminal justice to tackle the risk factors that cause crime because it is proven to be more cost effective and leads to greater…

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