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.…Read More
NOTE: This document was prepared by our office in 2001 as part of our work on the Law Enforcement and Corrections Task Group of the Alberta Non-Prescription Needle Use (NPNU) Consortium. Contact information for some of the agencies has changed since this was published. DownloadRead More
(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…Read More
Intended For: Teachers, Secondary Grade Level
The Handbook offers more information and goes into greater detail than the Overview. It can be used as a resource for teachers, or distributed to students.
Printed copies of the Handbook are also available. If you wish to request copies, please contact us.Read More