Gov’t needs to hear about victims’ bill of rights

On Feb. 4, 2013, the Minister of Justice announced the Government of Canada’s intention to move forward with a victim bill of rights.

Editor:

On Feb. 4, 2013, the Minister of Justice announced the Government of Canada’s intention to move forward with legislation to create a victim bill of rights.

The Government of Canada is seeking the views of stakeholders representing provincial and territorial governments, a variety of sectors within the criminal justice system, civil society, victims of crime and the public.

The government needs to hear from you also. Please consider participating in this important consultation for a victims’ bill of rights.

Your views are important. Please visit the Department of Justice’s website for more info and click on victimsrights@justice.gc.ca.

Dina Kennedy

150 Mile House