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On April 21, CCJC will host

Seeing Through the Bars

What are Victim Impact programs? Can they help prisoners develop empathy?

Join our four panelists as we seek to answer these questions and explore the possibilities of victim impact programs.

Speakers include Nicole Heidemann, Kate Johnson, Steve Sullivan, and Schuyler Playford

 Pre-Register for this event here.

 Sponsored by the United Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Church in Canada, and the Presbyterian Church in Canada


National Victims of Crime Awareness Week 2015 will take place from April 20-24.

Find an event in your area! Click here to view an interactive map of events taking place across the country.


For information about the workshop CCJC hosted during Victims’ Week 2014, please click here.

For information about the workshop CCJC hosted during Victims’ Week 2012, please click here.


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The 2017 National Restorative Justice Symposium co-hosted by the Church Council on Justice and Corrections and the Collaborative Justice Program, will be held on traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg people, in Ottawa, ON from November 19th-21st, 2017. The theme this year is Global Innovation – Local (R)Evolution.

Are you interested in presenting a workshop at the 2017 National Restorative Justice Symposium? We would love to hear about restorative justice research, knowledge, programs, approaches, tools, etc. Topics of interest might include innovations in:

• Restorative practices in Canada and abroad
• Restorative justice in the criminal justice system, in schools, in the community
• Restorative justice approaches and its uses in different cultural contexts
• Restorative justice in everyday life
• How to support restorative justice practitioners
• Lessons learned and best practices

If you are interested in proposing a workshop, we invite you to complete the attached application form and submit it to proposals@nrjs2017snjr.com by July 31st, 2017.


Click here to download our Call For Proposal Document

NRJS Eng. Call For Proposals


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