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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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Supporting those who need it most

Government funding assists child advocacy centres Alberta’s child advocacy centres (CACs) are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young victims of crime. They provide vital services that help children heal. That is why the Government of Alberta … Continue reading

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Millions of reasons why victims of crime are not alone

GoA treating victims with courtesy, compassion and respect In towns and cities across Alberta, there are teams of truly dedicated people who have made it their life’s work to support victims of crime. These individuals make a huge a difference … 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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Helping victims of crime using the proceeds of crime

Fast cars, bundles of cash and drug houses are just some of the things Alberta’s Civil Forfeiture Office (CFO) has seized from criminals. And this week, the GoA will take proposals from community organizations on how to use these proceeds … Continue reading

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