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Understanding Criminal Records (2000)

This document provides ind ividuals working in the criminal justice system with information about criminal records. It includes an overview of Canada’s central criminal record system, answers frequently asked questions about crimina l records, and examines the legislation governing criminal records in Canada. A section of the document is devoted entirely to youth criminal records.…

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A Guide to the Young Offenders Act in Alberta (4th Edition)

  (NOTE: This document is more of historical interest, since it was replaced by the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) in 2003. We have more current information on the YCJA on our Research & Policy page. For the latest information, please contact us.) This guide introduces the Young Offenders Act, the operation of the youth justice…

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