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2016 Report and Recommendations and Government of Alberta Response

2016

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This is accomplished, in part, through the rehabilitation of the offender, reparations to the victim and to the community, and the promotion of a sense of responsibility in the offender and acknowledgment of the harm done to victims and to the community. [...] The Minister of Justice and Solicitor General is committed to diversity in the appointment of judges, and has pro-actively reached out to members of the Indigenous legal community to encourage them to put their names forward. [...] Actions Underway Under the Child and Youth Advocate Act, the Offi ce of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) provides advocacy services to young people receiving services under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act (CYFEA) and those receiving services in the youth justice system. [...] JUSTICE AND SOLICITOR GENERAL BUSINESS PLAN 2015-18 The ministry will also work to improve fairness in the system by identifying ways in which to improve the relationships between the justice system and Indigenous peoples in the province. [...] This includes the right to maintain, protect and develop the past, present and future manifestations of their cultures, such as archaeological and historical sites, artefacts, designs, ceremonies, technologies and visual and performing arts and literature.

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health human rights government education politics school crime canada culture law restorative justice alberta community human services further education court residential schools canadian indian residential school system first nations judiciary competence (human resources) employee retention advocate declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples solicitor general

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