Strategies to address the roots of youth violence

"Creating Positive Alternatives For Canadian Youth" is a seminal report from the Girls & Boys Clubs of Canada that outlines some of the key risk factors for youth violence as well as proven ways of mitigating them. … [Read more...]

Leading children’s advocates criticize Bill C10

When the 2002 Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) was passed, Canada had proportionately more youth imprisoned than any other Western country. It was hoped that this new Act would reduce this high level in favour of alternatives to prison. Most experts … [Read more...]