Youth Criminal Justice Act Roundtable: Submission of John Howard Societies in Alberta (May 21, 2008)

“The YCJA came into force on April 01, 2003, which means that now, 5 years following the coming-into-force of the Act, is an appropriate time to revisit it and consider whether the sought-after outcomes are being achieved; if not, what the reasons for that might be; and perhaps whether these sought-after outcomes are still appropriate.”