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Church Council for Restorative Justice
  Dear Valued Partners, The 2017 National Restorative Justice Symposium will be held on traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg people, in Ottawa, ON from November 19th-21st, 2017. This event is an opportunity to convene a national gathering of practitioners, policy and lawmakers, academics and researchers, and other experts and stakeholders, to consider and […]
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
Dear RJ colleagues, Are you interested in presenting a workshop at the 2017 National Restorative Justice Symposium? Attached is the Call for Presentations. The theme this year is Global Innovation – Local (R)Evolution. We would love to hear about restorative justice research, knowledge, programs, approaches, tools, etc. Topics of interest might include innovations in: • […]
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
Message du CEJC à l’occasion de Pâques  Click here to read this message in english Chaque année, certaines journées et périodes nous mettent en face d’histoires qui nous rappellent des points importants en matière de justice. Songez par exemple au « Mois de l’histoire des Noirs », ou à la « Journée nationale des Autochtones » (en connaissez-vous la […]
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Easter Greetings From CCJC Cliquez ici pour lire le version française  There are days and seasons in our year where we encounter stories that point to important questions of justice. Recall February as “Black History Month,” or even “National Aboriginal Day” (do you know when that is?). Easter, however, is not usually one of those […]
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
La version française suit Warm Christmas greetings to our friends, colleagues and supporters! Rev. David Steele serves on the CCJC Board of Directors representing the United Church of Canada. He spent twenty years in full-time ministry with the Salvation Army in Corrections and Justice work. David served as; a Probation Officer, Parole Officer, Administrator of […]
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
  Restorative Justice Week is here! The Church Council on Justice and Corrections (CCJC) is excited to announce the start of Restorative Justice Week 2016. It is an annual international event that seeks to increase public awareness and engagement with principles and practices of restorative justice. Restorative Justice is founded on a vision of justice […]
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
CCJC President, Sharon Dunlop is pleased to invite you to attend this event to mark Wrongful Conviction Day  
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
CCJC is hiring a summer student position.  Join our small team and spend the summer researching and promoting restorative justice. The Church Council on Justice and Corrections located in Ottawa, Ontario is pleased to offer an 8-week restorative justice coordinator position.  The successful candidate will gain hands-on experience conducting research and developing educational resources relating […]
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
Board Member Profile: Rev. Sharon Dunlop, CCJC President “Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him.”  – Fyodor Dostoyevsky Restorative approaches to justice have been with us for thousands of years however the trend to retributive justice seems to be the chosen path to follow in many judicial […]
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Church Council for Restorative Justice
CCJC Easter Reflection 2016 The stories that give us the great festival of Easter invariably begin in the resilience of morning … in the great conspiracy of life to emerge through darkness into light … in the re-enactment of earth’s oldest ritual … in the turning of our planet toward its daystar … in the […]
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