Victims and Youth Justice

Resources

YCJA Section 3: Declaration of Principles (d) (ii) and (iii)

YCJA Part 1: Extrajudicial Measures

Section 12: Victim's Right to Information

YCJA Part 4: Sentencing

YCJA Section 42: Considerations as to Youth Sentence

YCJA Section 53: Funding for Victims

YCJA Part 6: Publication, Records and Information

YCJA Section 111: Identity of Victim or Witness not to be Published

YCJA Section 119: Persons Having Access to Records

Charter of Rights and Freedoms

The following resources are still valuable, but they have not been updated to include the 2012 Safe Streets and Communities Act amendments.

New Directions in Youth Justice

 Law 12 - PDF (1239 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Basics for the Students - p. viii
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. x
  • What’s It All About? Youth Justice - p. 1-2
  • Lesson 2: YCJA Sentencing - p. 3-7
  • Sentencing Hearing: Angie Sam p. 7-11

Social Studies 11 - PDF (1917 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. 2
  • Basics for the Students - p. 4
  • Lesson 4: The Gang Wannabes Home Invasion-Mock Trial-Victim Impact Statement of Edit Montgomery (wife of the victim) - p.22

"Story of James" Youth at Risk - PDF (1433 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. v
  • Basics of the Students - p. 5
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. 7
  • Worksheet 1-B - p.13
  • Worksheet 3-B - p. 25-26

English as a Second Language - PDF (2038 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Basics for the Students - p. viii
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. x
  • Unit 2: Underlying Principles of the YCJA - p. 5-6
  • Activity 2 - p. 7
  • Activity 3 - p. 8-12
  • Unit 4B: Victim Involvement in Sentencing - p. 33-35
  • Answer Key - p. 40-41

On the Road to Justice

Youth At Risk - PDF (436 KB)

  • Facilitator’s Notes - p. 3
  • What Should You Know About the YCJA? - p. 19
  • Blue Fact Sheet or Fact Card on Victim’s Rights

Grade 6/7 - PDF (377 KB)

  • Facilitator’s Notes - p. 3-4
  • What Should You Know About the YCJA? - p. 13
  • Lesson 3: Impact of the Crime on the Community - p. 15-16
  • Blue Fact Sheet or Fact Card on Victim’s Rights

Guide to the Posters - PDF (281 KB)

  • Poster 2: Community Participation in the YCJA - p.11-14

 Legal Quest Curriculum

 The Youth Criminal Justice Act - PDF

  • Basics for the Teacher - p. 90-92
  • Basics for the Student - p. 93-94
  • What Do You Know About Youth Justice? - p. 95
  • What About the Victims of Youth Crime? - p. 96
  • Personal Incident and Trevor’s Story - p. 96-97
  • The Victim’s Point of View: Case Studies - p. 98-100
  • Working with Case Studies - p. 103-105