Tag Archives: Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice Week helps strengthen Alberta’s communities

Not just another shoplifting statistic In some instances, the traditional approaches offered by the criminal justice system aren’t the best in meeting the needs of the all the stakeholders involved in a criminal event. Take the case of one local … Continue reading

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Support for Alberta restorative justice organizations

Helping victims of crime by directly holding offenders to account Victims of crime in Alberta will continue to have the option of restorative justice services to help them recover. Restorative justice gives victims of crime the chance to meet with offenders … Continue reading

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Awards for going the extra mile in style

Alberta’s 2014 Community Justice Awards Across the province, there are thousands of dedicated community workers, volunteers and justice professionals who work tirelessly to help ensure Albertans can continue to live in safe and fair neighbourhoods. Today, we celebrated some of … Continue reading

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Preventing crime a city at a time

An Edmonton pilot project that reduces minor crimes is now being rolled out in Calgary. Reducing crime, and diverting justice system resources to more serious matters, is being done by helping vulnerable Albertans get their lives back on track. The … Continue reading

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Helping victims heal, and holding offenders accountable

Restorative Justice Week helps strengthen Alberta’s communities Restorative justice is an old practice with a modern name. It is a process that has its roots in Aboriginal teachings and dispute resolution techniques used by faith communities – and it is … Continue reading

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