Victims and the parole process

Find out about parole and victims' role in the parole process.

Services and information

Who is a victim of crime?

Information on how a victim of crime is defined under Canadian law.

Information available to victims

Details on information available to registered victims of crime from the PBC.

How to register as a victim

How to register to receive information from the PBC, such as offender review dates for parole.

Participating in the parole process as a victim

How to submit information, attend a PBC hearing, present a victim statement, and more.

Frequently asked questions by victims about parole

Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions by victims about the parole process.

Contact Us

Need assistance? Contact a PBC Regional Communications Officer in your region.

Submit a complaint

Learn how to file a complaint if you feel that the Parole Board of Canada has infringed (violated) or denied your rights under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights.

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Victim Services - Video Tutorial

Learn about information services available to victims of crime from the Parole Board of Canada.

Virtual Tour of a Hearing Room

Learn about what happens at a parole hearing and what to expect as a victim if you attend one.

Victims - Statement Checklist

It's not easy to write about painful experiences, so this checklist may help you get started.

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