Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2014-2015 - 1st Quarter
Recipient Name: WET'SUWET'EN TREATY OFFICE SOCIETY
Location: Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2014-06-20
Value: $495,948.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Wet'suwet'en Treaty Office Society has entered into a funding agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Wet'suwet'en Unlocking Aboriginal Justice Program. The Program provides prevention, pre- and post-charge diversion, alternative measures, sentence advisory, rehabilitation and victim support within the Wet'suwet'en territory, and Gitxsan nation.. The main objectives of the Program are to assume greater responsibility for the administration of justice, and to assist the justice system to improve its relevance and effectiveness with First Nations communities. These objectives are accomplished through regular meetings with the Elders Advisory Board, protocol development with local justice agencies, cultural activities, workshops and training, as well as conflict resolution and support agency referrals.
Comments: Multi-year Project: from 20142015 to 20152016
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