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To inform policy develop, public engagement and communications, and to support its mandate, the Department of Justice commissions periodic national surveys to explore Canadians' perception, understanding and priorities on justice-related issues.

This 2017 survey focuses on views and perceptions of the criminal justice system (CJS), in order to inform the ongoing criminal justice system review being undertaken by the Minister of Justice. It seeks to engage with people in all regions of Canada and to promote government transparency and openness. Specifically, the study explores Canadians’ views and perceptions of:

Sentencing (e.g., judicial discretion, sentencing considerations, guidelines) Mandatory minimum penalties (MMPs) Administration of justice offences (AOJOs) Use of diversion/alternative measures Restorative justice and problem-solving approaches to justice Performance measurement and confidence in the CJS.

Last Updated: Aug. 14, 2019
Date Published: Mar. 28, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: DOC CSV
Keywords:  Applied Research, Legal services, Surveys, Annual reports, Justice system
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To inform policy development, public engagement and communications, and to support its mandate, the Department of Justice commissions periodic national surveys to understand Canadians’ perceptions, understanding, and priorities on justice-related issues. Specifically, the study measures awareness, knowledge, and confidence in the criminal justice system and criminal law; examines Canadians’ perceptions of the criminal justice system, the values they want the criminal justice system to reflect, and priorities with respect to criminal justice issues; and Canadians’ expectations of the criminal justice system to support reforms and new initiatives in this area. A large scale survey of 4,200 Canadians on awareness and top-of-mind perceptions,
values and expectations regarding the criminal justice system. Survey respondents were randomly sampled from EKOS’ in-house panel (Probit1).

Last Updated: Oct. 8, 2019
Date Published: Jul. 19, 2017
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML DOC
Keywords:  Department of Justice, Canada's Court System, Laws, Canadian Constitution, Restorative Justice, Judicial Structures, Rule of Law, Justice System Survey, Community Engagement
Federal

The National Justice Survey 2016 focuses on the criminal justice system (CJS) to inform the current criminal justice system review and engage with adults 18+ from across Canada.

Last Updated: Mar. 12, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 6, 2017
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: XLSX CSV
Keywords:  National Justice Survey, 2016
Federal

To inform policy develop, public engagement and communications, and to support its mandate, the Department of Justice commissions periodic national surveys to explore Canadians' perception, understanding and priorities on justice-related issues.

This 2017 survey focuses on views and perceptions of the criminal justice system (CJS), in order to inform the ongoing criminal justice system review being undertaken by the Minister of Justice. It seeks to engage with people in all regions of Canada and to promote government transparency and openness. Specifically, the study explores Canadians’ views and perceptions of:

Sentencing (e.g., judicial discretion, sentencing considerations, guidelines)
Mandatory minimum penalties (MMPs)
Administration of justice offences (AOJOs)
Use of diversion/alternative measures
Restorative justice and problem-solving approaches to justice
Performance measurement and confidence in the CJS

Last Updated: Aug. 8, 2019
Date Published: Mar. 28, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Department of Justice, National Justice Survey, Community Engagement
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Canadians indicated that they are not very familiar with restorative justice (RJ), but after receiving an explanation, the majority of Canadians support the use of RJ and see the process as an effective way to repair the harms caused by crime. What we also found:
Most Canadians (87%) indicated that victims should be able to meet with the offender and tell them about the impacts of the crime if they wish to do so. Over half (64%) of Canadians indicated that RJ should be available to all victims and offenders, regardless of the offence type, as long as both the victim and offender want to take part in the process and the offender admits his or her guilt. Given the lack of knowledge about RJ, it is not surprising that some Canadians (39%) still have questions or concerns about the RJ process.

Last Updated: Nov. 22, 2018
Date Published: Mar. 8, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Justice system, Research, Consultations, Legal issues, Restorative Justice
Federal

This comprehensive review – the first of its kind since 1982 – was intended to guide the Government in its efforts to ensure that Canada’s criminal justice system is just, compassionate and fair; that it promotes a safe, peaceful and prosperous society; and that it accurately reflects the values and principles of modern-day Canada.

Last Updated: Feb. 6, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 26, 2019
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Criminal justice, Justice system, Research, Access to information
Federal

The main objective of the study is to evaluate seasonal influenza vaccination coverage within the Canadian population.

Last Updated: Dec. 12, 2018
Date Published: Apr. 2, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Flu, Vaccine, Vaccination, Influenza, Children, Research, Parents, Health, Survey
Federal

Reader's Note: This publication presents results of an online public opinion survey completed by a sample of Canadians who received an invitation through email, Facebook and Twitter (called "open link" sample; see method for more details). This survey mirrored a survey conducted with a representative sample of Canadians, the results of which are available at Research on Justice issues.

In general, respondents were not supportive of the current MMP regime and preferred a more individualized approach to sentencing. Compared to the representative sample of Canadians, respondents to the open link survey were more knowledgeable of MMPs, more supportive of full discretion for judges in sentencing, and less supportive of MMPs.

Last Updated: Nov. 22, 2018
Date Published: Jul. 1, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Justice system, Research, Consultations, Legal issues, Annual reports, Criminal justice
Federal

Most Canadians feel that sentencing guidelines are the best way to ensure a fair sentence and they believe that sentencing would be more consistent with such guidelines. Many Canadians also believe that Canada should consider having a sentencing commission, and that most important activity of this body would be to give judges guidelines for sentencing decisions.

What we also found:

Seven in ten (71%) Canadians indicated that the best approach to sentencing is to provide guidelines while sill allowing for a judge's discretion.

More than eight in ten (83%) thought that guidelines for sentencing would help making sentencing more consistent (only 4% did not believe that this would be the case) and that Canada should consider having set guidelines (81%).

Last Updated: Nov. 12, 2019
Date Published: Mar. 5, 2018
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Justice system, Research, Consultations, Legal issues, Judges, Criminal justice system, Convictions
Federal

The Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR) came into force on July 23, 2015. The CBVR created statutory rights at the federal level for victims of crime. The legislation establishes statutory rights for victims of information, protection, participation, and to seek restitution. It also requires that a complaint process be established by federal departments, agencies, or bodies for alleged breaches of these rights.

Last Updated: Nov. 12, 2020
Date Published: Sep. 29, 2017
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Department of Justice, Access to Information, Canada's System of Justice, Justice Canada Publications, Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Complaint Mechanism
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