The Supreme Court of Canada is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellence and competence. To continue and improve upon this tradition, our Government has introduced an open and transparent process to appoint a justice of the highest caliber, functionally bilingual and representative of the diversity of our great country.
Every day, police officers across the country interact with youth who have been in conflict with the law. Canada's youth justice legislation, the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), gives police officers the tools they need to look beyond the formal court system in dealing with young offenders.
Crime can have devastating impact on victims. As a just society, it is important that the necessary supports and services are available to respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims, survivors, their families and their communities
Our Government is committed to keeping Canadians safe while protecting their rights. Threats to public security arise from many sources, including illicit drugs and the many crimes associated with them.