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The voice of the child in the justice processes: New research| John-Paul Boyd

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 9:28 AM | By John-Paul Boyd

In September 2017, the Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family and the Alberta Office of the Child and Youth Advocate held a conference in Calgary on children’s participation in justice processes, intended to share information about how the views of children and youth are heard, how their interests are protected and how their evidence is received.

The symposium’s 180 participants came from every province and territory but New Brunswick, giving the institute the unique opportunity to sample the views of a diverse body of...