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Justice Highlights of 2016

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Below is a list of key accomplishments for the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada in 2016:


New Deputy Judge Appointments for the Territories

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The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Jody Wilson-Raybould, has made the following appointments to the Nunavut Court of Justice, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories and the Supreme Court of Yukon


Federal Victim Surcharge

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The federal victim surcharge is a monetary penalty that is automatically imposed on offenders at the time of sentencing. Money collected from offenders is intended to help fund programs and services for victims of crime.


Biographical Notes

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Biographical Notes


Victims Fund agreement with the Province of Nova Scotia

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Providing the necessary supports and services to respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims, survivors, their families and their communities is an important part of a fair and accessible criminal justice system.


Victims Fund agreement with the Province of New Brunswick

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Providing the necessary supports and services to respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims, survivors, their families and their communities is an important part of a fair and accessible criminal justice system.


Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Award 2016

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The Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Award is presented in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Canadian Police Association (CPA).


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