Youth justice

Learn about the youth justice system and learn how the Government of Canada is working to ensure its fairness and effectiveness, as well as working to prevent youth crime.

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Youth justice system

Learn how Canada’s youth justice system works, and understand the roles of the federal and provincial/territorial governments.

Youth justice fund

Learn about grants and contributions made to projects that encourage a more effective youth justice system, respond to emerging youth justice issues and enable greater citizen and community participation in the youth justice system.

Youth justice educational tools

Access videos, fact sheets and other information to help you better understand Canada’s youth justice system and the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Award

Learn more about the award, submit a nomination and see how police officers help youth in conflict with the law.

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