Source: (2001) Presented to the Tripartite Forum: Justice Subcommittee. Nova Scotia, Canada.

There were three chief objectives for the evaluation, namely (a) an assessment of the MJI to date; (b) an assessment of how the Mi’kmaq community wishes the MJI or some analogous organization to serve their justice concerns and interests; (c) an examination of pertinent contextual issues such as salient views and developments in the Nova Scotian and Canada criminal justice systems, the justice experiences in other Canadian aboriginal communities, and funding issues. (excerpt)