Acknowledgements

The Department of Justice Canada wishes to thank all of its partners, stakeholders and key experts for contributing to the development of the State of the Criminal Justice System performance monitoring framework. Their collaboration, engagement, and continued support are essential to its success. For more information on the development of the Framework, please see the State of the Criminal Justice System Methodology Report (Department of Justice Canada 2020b).

Special thanks to federal government partners whose data this project relies on, including the Correctional Service of Canada, the Office of the Correctional Investigator, the Parole Board of Canada and the Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics at Statistics Canada. Also, to our Justice colleagues who support this project through continued data contributions.

The Department of Justice Canada also wishes to thank all partners who contributed in the review of this report, including the Correctional Service of Canada, the Parole Board of Canada, Public Safety Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Statistics Canada, and Women and Gender Equality Canada, as well as to our Justice colleagues.

Finally, the Department of Justice Canada is grateful to the Research Branch and the Women Offender Sector at the Correctional Service of Canada, Statistics Canada and Women and Gender Equality Canada, as well as a number of subject matter experts, for their expertise and guidance on the development of the Women theme of the State of the Criminal Justice System Dashboard (Department of Justice Canada 2020a).