Restorative Justice is a different way of justice that brings the victim, offender and community together to resolve the harms of crime and understand its impact on our lives. Below are links to the four articles in this series that looks at the people involved with restorative justice programs in Winnipeg.

Healing our community through restorative justice 

 By Erika Miller on November 20, 2013 (Part 1)
With Restorative Justice Week Nov 17-24, CNC presents a series about this different view of justice that focuses on victims and the harm done, rather than on offenders and the punishment they receive.

 

Multi-media program repairs relationships

 By Erika Miller on November 22, 2013 (Part 2)
As part of Restorative Justice Week, CNC presents articles on this different view of justice. Part 2 in the series looks at a media program that provides refuge for youth trying to stay out of trouble.

 

Staying charges, changing lives

 By Erika Miller on November 29, 2013 (Part 3)
Onashowewin means “the way we see justice” – a fitting name for the city’s aboriginal restorative justice agency that helps those with criminal charges find a transformative way to resolve their charges without going to court.

 

Mediation brings victims and offenders together

 By Erika Miller on December 3, 2013 (Part 4)
The victim-offender mediation model gives the victim and offender equal opportunity to express how the crime impacted their lives, and both agree on how the conflict will be resolved.