Comparison of Case Processing Under the Young Offenders Act and the First Six Months of the Youth Criminal Justice Act

Table 32: Probation and Custody Sentences before and after the YCJA, by Court Location
  Halifax Toronto & Scarborough Winnipeg Edmonton Vancouver & Surrey Total
  YOA
sample
YCJA
sample
YOA
sample
YCJA
sample
YOA
sample
YCJA
sample
YOA
sample
YCJA
sample
YOA
sample
YCJA
sample
YOA
sample
YCJA
sample
  % de cas de placement /ODPS
(a) % of cases that received both probation and custody 66.7 55.0 69.4 92.3 67.8 59.5 67.6* 33.3* 69.5* 37.5* 68.2* 53.1*
(b) % of cases that were on probation at apprehension 60.4* 25.0* 55.1 53.8 64.4 56.8 51.9 55.6 61.0 62.5 58.3 51.3
(c) % of cases that received both probation and custody OR were on probation at apprehension 89.6* 65.0* 85.7 100.0 93.1 89.2 85.2 74.1 93.3 87.5 85.3 82.3
Total number of custody cases 96 20 98 13 87 37 108 27 105 16 494 113

Note:

* Shaded values are statistically significant at p<.05.