What we heard

Since May 2016, the Government of Canada has been holding a series of roundtables with stakeholders across the country to discuss how we can transform the criminal justice system.

Participants included:

  • representatives from non-governmental organizations representing victims, offenders, police, prosecutors, defence lawyers
  • members of professional legal associations
  • judges
  • provincial and territorial government officials
  • academics
  • mental health professionals
  • Indigenous leaders and communities

Provincial and territorial roundtables: final report

The final report on the results of our provincial and territorial roundtable discussions is now available.

Community Roundtables

The findings of the community roundtables will be included in the Report on the public consultation with Canadians. This consultation took place from November 27 2017 through January 31 2018. This report will be available in fall 2018. 




Vancouver, BC November 21, 2017
  • General
Winnipeg, MB November 23, 2017
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Thunder Bay,

November 28, 2017
  • General
Montreal, QC November 30, 2017
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