Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2007-2008 - 4th Quarter
Recipient Name: THE CREES OF THE WASKAGANISH FIRST NATION / LES CRIS DE LA PREMIÈRE NATION DE WASKAGANISH
Location: Waskaganish, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2008-03-25
Value: $27,650.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Crees of the Waskaganish First Nations have entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Waskaganish Restorative Justice Program. The Waskaganish Restorative Justice Program delivers diversion and alternative justice measures to the Crees of Waskaganish. The program objectives are to establish a permanent Justice Committee to meet the needs of the Cree people of Waskaganish; to develop strong partnership with community members, community agencies, local police, Sûreté du Québec, Crown and defence attorneys, Judges, probation officers, court workers and social services; and to sensitize the community to the importance of participatory justice and conflict resolution.
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