Calendar of Consultation and Engagement Activities Undertaken by the Department of Justice Canada in 2010-11

Date Title of the Consultation Activity Purpose Target Clientele Additional Information
February - April 2010 Modernizing the Transportation Provisions of the Criminal Code - Discussion Paper Develop law reform proposals to tackle crime and to support safe and resilient communities. Provinces and territories  
Law enforcement, prosecutors and other stakeholders
General public
April 2010 - March 2011 Regulations amending the Family Orders and Agreements Garnishment Regulations Reviewing and amending federal laws in support of family justice priorities. Provincial and territorial Maintenance Enforcement Programs  
Federal departments
General public
April 2010 to March 2011 Order Amending the Schedule to the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act Reviewing and amending federal laws in support of family justice priorities. Provincial and territorial Maintenance enforcement programs  
Federal departments
March 7, 2011 Four regional Aboriginal youth gang intervention forums Disseminate information on programming for Aboriginal gang - involved youth and create networking opportunities for participants and experts. Police Youth Justice
(613) 954-3246
youth-jeunes@justice.gc.ca
March 11, 2011
March 14, 2011 Criminal justice personnel
March 21, 2011 Community stakeholders
December 8 & 9, 2010
Four Youth Net Workshops Examine the potential of the “Youth Net” peer-to-peer mental health program model, as a way of addressing the mental health needs of youth involved in the justice system. Mental health professionals Youth Justice
(613) 954-3246
youth-jeunes@justice.gc.ca
January 24 & 25, 2011
February 14 & 15, 2011
February 24 & 25, 2011 Séances de dialogue Community stakeholders
March 7 & 8, 2011 Forum on Youth Corrections and Mental Health Examine issues pertaining to youth with mental health issues serving sentences in custody and when reintegrating them into the community. Mental health professionals Youth Justice
(613) 954-3246
youth-jeunes@justice.gc.ca
Youth corrections professionals
Community stakeholders
March 25, 2011 Workshop on Tools for Police Referrals Promote police referrals under Section 6 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act to programs that could address youth mental health, substance abuse or other underlying issues. Police Youth Justice
(613) 954-3246
youth-jeunes@justice.gc.ca
March 9-10, 2011 Roundtable on Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth in Conflict with the Law Examine drug treatment programs for youth in the criminal justice system. Community stakeholders Youth Justice
(613) 954-3246
youth-jeunes@justice.gc.ca
March 1, 2011 Federal-Provincial-Territorial Co-ordinating Committee of Senior Officials (CCSO) Take a leadership role on the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Steering Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and in implementing an engagement strategy with the Canadian Bar Association. Canadian Bar Association  
Steering Committee on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
February 16, 2011 Aboriginal Justice Strategy Dialogue Sessions In collaboration with federal, provincial, territorial and community justice partners, the dialogue sessions were held to provide federal and provincial or territorial updates and gather information regarding promising practices, challenges and trends related to community justice programming. Funding Recipients  
February 18, 2011
February 25, 2011
March 8, 2011
March 22, 2011
March 23, 2011
March 24, 2011 Community stakeholders
March 2010 - June 2010 CCSO Working Group on Criminal Procedure Consultations To propose reforms to address emergency court closures. Association of Canadian Court Administrators  
Summer 2010 CCSO Working Group on Criminal Procedure Consultations To draft proposals for the reform of long and complex trials. Members of the judiciary  
The Barreau du Québec
Members of the CCSO Working Group on Criminal Procedure
November 2010 Consultation with the Canadian Bar Association on the misuse of disclosure materials To eliminate the misuse of disclosure materials. Canadian Bar Association  
June 11-13, 2010 Fifteenth meeting of The Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security (CCRS) Work with Canadian agencies and foreign administrations to enhance cross-border law enforcement and extradition to advance the next generation of integrated law enforcement bilateral operations and counter-terrorism. Federal departments http://www.
publicsafety.gc.ca/
prg/ns/ccrs/index-eng.aspx
Canadian communities
November 13-14, 2010 Sixteenth meeting of the Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security (CCRS) Follow-up on recommendations of the Air India Commission of Inquiry concerning transportation security and the protection of national security information before the courts. Federal departments http://www.
publicsafety.gc.ca/
prg/ns/ccrs/index-eng.aspx
Canadian communities
March 25-27, 2011 Seventeenth meeting of the Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security (CCRS) Work with Canadian agencies and foreign administrations to enhance cross-border law enforcement and extradition to advance the next generation of integrated law enforcement bilateral operations and counter-terrorism. Federal departments http://www.
publicsafety.gc.ca/
prg/ns/ccrs/index-eng.aspx
Canadian communities
Summer - Fall, 2010 Summative Evaluation of the Federal Victims Strategy Complete the summative evaluation of the Federal Victims Strategy. Provincial and territorial directors of victim services  
NGO representatives
Other federal partners
Members of the National Victims of Crime Advisory Committee
Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 The Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group on Victims of Crime (FPT WG) Continue implementation of the Federal Strategy for Victims of Crime and the Victims Fund. Federal, provincial and territorial stakeholders  
April 18 to 24, 2010 National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (NVCAW) Federal Symposium Continue implementation of the Federal Strategy for Victims of Crime and the Victims Fund. Representatives from NGOs  
Provincial and territorial governments
Individuals who have been victimized by crime
February 10, 2011 Community Empowerment Through Social Enterprise - 2011 Annual consultation workshop held by Justice Canada, Public Safety Canada, and the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ) Take steps toward strengthening collaboration with partners. Member organizations of the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice Intergovernmental and External Relations Division
(613) 952-8315
November 4, 2010 2010 Justice Canada – Canadian Bar Association National Sections Day Meeting Take steps toward strengthening collaboration with partners. Canadian Bar Association sections (various areas of the law) Intergovernmental and External Relations Division
(613) 952-8315
May 12, 2010 2010 Justice Canada – Federation of Law Societies Annual Meeting Take steps toward strengthening collaboration with partners. Federation of Law Societies Canada Intergovernmental and External Relations Division
(613) 952-8315
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