We use restorative practices to keep young people out of the criminal justice system and make schools safer places for learning and development.
Peacebuilders is a nonprofit organization that provides restorative programs and services to young people and works towards effecting change in our justice and education systems.
Peacebuilders is committed to:
Police record checks are used to screen individuals for employment, volunteering, and sometimes even housing. On November 1, 2018, the Police Record Check Reform Act (PRCRA) came into force and standardized the police record check process in Ontario—regulating the...read more
Major changes to Canada’s criminal justice system could be on their way. In March, the Department of Justice completed its reporton the consultations that it has been conducting across Canada, which have focused on a broad range of important and potentially...read more
When a young person between the ages of 12 and 17 is accused of a crime, the law allows for flexibility in fashioning an appropriate response. In many cases, keeping the case out of court will be the most effective way to reduce the likelihood of future offending and...read more