Parole in Canada
Learn about parole and its role in contributing to public safety.
Services and information
Parole is a carefully constructed bridge between incarceration and return to the community. Learn about parole and its role in contributing to public safety.
Learn about the different types of conditional release, including temporary absences, day and full parole, and statutory release.
Learn about parole decision-making processes, including the principles that guide the Parole Board of Canada.
Learn about the different types of conditions that can be placed on an offender's conditional release.
Find information services available to victims of crime from the Parole Board of Canada.
Learn about Elder- and Community-Assisted hearings and their purpose in the parole process.
Find out more about the process for appealing parole decisions.
Find out how to request a decision by the Parole Board of Canada.
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Laws and regulations
Parole: Contributing to Public Safety
Learn about the purpose of parole, the different types of parole, and the parole decision-making process.
Watch an overview and demonstration of an elder-assisted hearing.
Victim Services - Video Tutorial
Learn about information services available to victims of crime from the Parole Board of Canada.
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