Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2009-2010 - 2nd Quarter
Recipient Name: NISHNAWBE-ASKI LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2009-07-22
Value: $997,820.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corp. has entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to operate the Restorative Justice Program. The program provides pre- and post-charge diversion through the Community Accountability Conferencing model to 21 communities within the Nishnawbe-Aski Nation across Northern Ontario. The primary objectives of the program are to: give the community more empowerment over crime and its resolution by diverting specific criminal offences to the Community Accountability Conferencing; make offenders accept responsibility for their actions; and provide collective support for the victim.
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