Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2013-2014 - 1st Quarter
Recipient Name: NISGA'A NATION
Location: New Aiyansh, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2013-06-27
Value: $87,890.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Nisga'a Nation, (as represented by the Chief Executive Officer of the Nisga'a Lisims Government) has entered into a funding agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Yuuhlamk'askw Alternative Justice Program. The Program delivers diversion measures for youth and adult residents of New Aiyanish, Gitwinksihlkw, Laxgalts'ap and Gingolx. The objectives of the Program are to provide a process that allows individuals in contact with the justice system to be dealt with by using restorative/alternative justice principles outside the mainstream court system; to lessen the impact of crime and trauma on victims and their families; to assist in their recovery and to assist in the monitoring of adult offenders under the supervision of the Corrections Branch; and to strengthen the capacity of communities to respond effectively to crime. This may include, but not be limited to: pre-trial release, (bail) and community supervision which include, diversion, electronic monitoring, probation and conditional release such as temporary absences and parole.
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