Transforming the Criminal Justice System

In order to modernize the criminal justice system, we are currently undertaking a thorough review based on the commitments laid out in the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Mandate Letter.

Guiding principles

Safety for Canadians

Keeping Canadians safe and holding offenders to account

Compassion for Victims

Developing a system that shows compassion for victims

Needs of Vulnerable Populations

Addressing the needs of vulnerable populations, including Indigenous people and those with mental illness and addictions

Integrated Approach

Developing an integrated approach with other social support systems

What it’s all about

Have your say

The Government of Canada invites you to participate in an online consultation and share your views on how we can improve Canada’s criminal justice system.

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Reconciliation through restorative justice

Reconciliation through restorative justice (Transcript)

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