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Canadian N.G.O. Sites
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies This is the site of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies. The site sets out the origins, goals and principles of the Elizabeth Fry Society. CAEFS is the most important national organization in Canada that works with, and on behalf of, women involved with the justice system, particularly women in conflict with the law. In addition to containing the Annual Reports of CAEFS from 1994 - 1995 on, the site also contains Issue Papers in the area of human rights, women’s prisons, restorative justice and CAEFS responses to proposed legislative changes. The site also contains a link to internet sources on related prison issues and violence against women.
John Howard Society of Canada This is the site of the John Howard Society of Canada. The site contains the text of the Society’s Brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of the House of Commons conducting the review of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act 1992. The site also contains a brief biography of John Howard whose work “The State of the Prisons in England and Wales”, first published in 1777, set out the blueprint for the modern penitentiary.
Canadian Criminal Justice Association This is the website of the Canadian Criminal Justice Association. The Association is an independent national voluntary organization, founded in 1919, representing all elements of the criminal justice system and “exists to promote rational, informed, and responsible debate in order to develop a more humane, equitable, and effective justice system”. The site provides links to a number of publications including the Canadian Journal of Criminology, one of the leading Canadian academic journals in the field.
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network This is the site of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network which has done important work in this issue. Available online is 13 info sheets on HIV/AIDS in prisons and over 100 articles in the Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review. Its final report on HIV/AIDS in prisons is also available online.
Journal of Prisoners on Prisons This is the site of the Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, a prisoner-written academically-oriented journal. The purpose of the journal is “to bring the knowledge and experience of being incarcerated to bear upon more academic arguments and concerns and to form public discourse about the current state of our carceral institutions".
Church Council on Justice and Corrections

The Church Council on Justice and Corrections is a national faith-based coalition of eleven founding churches, created in 1974, to promote a restorative approach to Justice with an emphasis on addressing the needs of victims and offenders, mutual respect, healing, individual accountability, community involvement and crime prevention.

The CCJC's newsletter, Update, contains the Council's policy positions on a broad range of criminal justice issues.

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