Improving the Justice System for Victims

CSC reporting on Ombudsman’s position on victim rights Improving Justice for Victims “The system needs to be more flexible and adaptable in terms of particularly with people that participate, for example, vulnerable victims such as children, older persons, persons with disabilities.” One of the reports also suggests putting victims at the centre of the debate … Continue reading Improving the Justice System for Victims

Questionnaire for Victims of Crime and Trauma

The Bow Valley Victim Services Association, in conjunction with the Alberta Police Based Victim Services Association is undertaking a very exciting project – asking victims of crime and trauma across Alberta if the services we provided were of help and met their needs. But for this project to succeed, we need your help. We are therefore inviting … Continue reading Questionnaire for Victims of Crime and Trauma

Media Release re: Auditor General’s Report into VOCF – February 11, 2016

Statement from the Alberta Police-Based Victim Service Association (APBVSA) regarding the Auditor General’s Report into the Victims of Crime Fund The APBVSA, a non-profit group that supports all 76 police-based programs who in turn provide support to 153 service delivery areas acknowledges the findings of the Auditor General’s Report into the Victims of Crime Fund … Continue reading Media Release re: Auditor General’s Report into VOCF – February 11, 2016