Youth Court Judges' Views of the Youth Justice system: The results of a survey

Mean welfare orientation

The figure indicates the tendency of courts to use custody for welfare reasons, by region, on a scale of one, (almost none or none of cases where courts imposed custody), to thirteen (all or almost all of cases where courts imposed custody).

  • Atlantic Region 6.80
  • Quebec 6.20
  • Ontario 4.95
  • Prairies 5.87
  • BC 5.48
  • Territories 7.50
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