Source: (2001) The Victimologist 5 (June): 1, 7.
In Canada, the federal, provincial and territorial governments share responsibility for responding to the needs of victims and defining the role of victims in the criminal justice system. Over the years, a number of legal and policy initiatives continue to develop in addressing victim issues. The government made a significant financial commitment in March 2000 to enhance the Department of Justiceâ€™s Policy Centre for Victim Issues. The authors describe the Centreâ€™s mandate, organization, and activities.
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