Publications and Reports

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National Office for Victims 2021 Highlights The annual Highlights summarizes the NOV’s activities over the previous year and its future priorities. 2022-05-20
2020 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. 2022-02-11
Sentence Calculation: Fast Facts: Offenders Serving Multiple Consecutive Sentences The combinations of types of sentences, thesentencing dates and possible interventions, such as suspension, termination or revocation of arelease, can make the calculation of eligibilityfor parole and other forms of conditionalrelease very complicated. 2021-11-12
Sentence Calculation: Fast Facts: Offender Serving Multiple Concurrent Sentences The combinations of types of sentences, thesentencing dates and possible inte rventions, such as suspension, termination or revocation of arelease, can make the calculation of eligibilityfor parole and other forms of conditionalrelease very complicated. 2021-11-12
Sentence Calculation: Fast Facts: Offender Serving An Indeterminate Sentence This factsheet provides information on theconditional release eligibilities of an offender. 2021-11-12
Sentence Calculation: Fast Facts: Offender Serving Life Sentence for 1st Degree Murder This factsheet provides information on theconditional release eligibilities of an offenderserving life for 1st degree murder. 2021-11-12
Sentence Calculation: Fast Facts: Offender Serving a Single Fixed Sentence with Long Term Supervision This factsheet provides information on theconditional release eligibilities of a Long TermOffender (LTO). An offender found by the courtto be an LTO received a 12-year sentence. TheLTO is also under 10-year long-term supervision. 2021-11-12
Sentence Calculation: An Explanation of the Basics of Sentence Calculation with Examples This publication is intended to respond to requests from victims of crime, their advocates, service providers, and the general public for information about how federal sentences, meaning incarceration for over two years, are calculated. 2021-11-12
Public Safety Canada Portfolio Report: Victim Complaint Resolution Mechanisms - Canadian Victims Bill of Rights This year marks the fifth anniversary since the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR) was established with the coming into force of the Victims Bill of Rights Act in July 2015. 2021-08-06
Summary Report - National Victims Roundtable on the Right to Information in Federal Corrections and Conditional Release On March 4th and 5th, 2020, Public Safety Canada’s (PS) National Office for Victims (NOV) met with victim stakeholders and non-governmental organizations to discuss the role of victims in the federal corrections and conditional release system, and their Right to information under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR). 2020-11-27
Information Guide to Assist Victims - Federal corrections and conditional release (10th Edition) This guide is intended to assist victims of federal offenders (in other words, offenders who have received a sentence of two years or more or who are under the jurisdiction of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) or the Parole Board of Canada (PBC). 2020-10-23
2019 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. 2020-10-16
Public Safety Canada Portfolio Report: Victim Complaint Resolution Mechanism – Canadian Victims Bill of Rights This report includes a brief description of victims’ rights, the mandates of Public Safety Canada and its victim serving Portfolio agencies; a statistical overview of the CVBR complaints submitted in fiscal year 2018-2019, a summary of complaints received and how they were resolved, and any improvements to complaints processes. 2020-05-20
Summary Report: National Victims Roundtables on the Right to Information in Federal Corrections and Conditional Release In February and July of 2016, Public Safety Canada's (PS) National Office for Victims (NOV), met with victim stakeholders and non-governmental organizations to discuss the role of victims in the federal corrections and conditional release system, and their Right to Information under the Canadian Victims Bills of Rights (CVBR). 2020-01-14
National Victims Roundtable on the Right to Protection in Federal Corrections and Conditional Release On February 14th and 15th, 2019, Public Safety Canada's (PS) National Office for Victims (NOV) met with victim stakeholders and non-governmental organizations to discuss the role of victims in the federal corrections and conditional release system, and their Right to Protection under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR). 2019-09-06
2018 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. 2019-08-19
Public Safety Canada Portfolio Report: Victim Complaint Resolution Mechanisms - Canadian Victims Bill of Rights This is the second Public Safety Portfolio Report: Victim Complaint Resolution Mechanisms since the coming into force of the CVBR. The report includes a brief description of victims’ rights, the mandates of Public Safety Canada and its victim serving Portfolio agencies; a statistical overview of CVBR complaints submitted in fiscal year 2017-2018, a summary of complaints received and how they were resolved, and any improvements to complaints processes. 2019-06-21
Public Safety Canada National Victims Roundtable - Summary Report On July 11, 2017, Public Safety Canada’s National Office for Victims (NOV) met with victim stakeholders and non-governmental organizations on the role of victims in the federal corrections and conditional release system and their right to participation under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR). 2019-03-14
2017-2018 Review of the National Office for Victims This report presents the findings of Public Safety Canada's 2017-18 Review of the National Office for Victims (NOV). 2018-09-19
Summary of the 2017-18 Review of the National Office for Victims This report presents the findings of Public Safety Canada's 2017-18 Review of the National Office for Victims (NOV). 2018-09-19
2017 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. 2018-09-10
Helping Victims Prepare for the Release of a Federal Offender This booklet provides steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones, and to help you feel safe and supported, when the offender who harmed you is being reintegrated into society. 2018-04-27
Public Safety Canada Portfolio Report: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights - Victim Complaint Resolution Mechanisms This report provides a brief explanation of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and details victim complaint resolution mechanisms across the Public Safety Portfolio. It includes improvements made, statistics, findings and future policy/process considerations. 2018-04-23
2016 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. 2017-09-15
Victims of Crime - Staying Informed This booklet is a guide to what victims are entitled to know, how to obtain that information, the role victims can play in providing information that may affect decisions about offenders and other services offered at the federal level. 2016-05-30
Canadian Victim Bill of Rights Act An overview of victims' rights to information, participation, protection and restitution at the various phases of the criminal justice system. 2016-05-30
2015 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. 2016-04-21
Overview of Federal Corrections and Criminal Justice - Victim-Centred Information and Assistance Overview of Federal Corrections and Criminal Justice - Victim-Centred Information and Assistance 2015-12-06
National Consultation with Victims of Crime In this report, I am pleased to present the main issues raised during a recent national consultation with victims of crime. 2001-07-01
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