Canadian N.G.O. Sites
Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
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, womens 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.
Howard Society of Canada
is the site of the John Howard Society of Canada. The site contains
the text of the Societys 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
Criminal Justice Association
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.
HIV/AIDS Legal Network
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.
of Prisoners on Prisons
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.