What information can victims receive from Correction Services Canada (CSC)?

Upon request, you will receive:

  • Information on the criminal justice system and the role of victims;

  • Information about services and programs available to victims, including restorative justice programs and victim-offender mediation services;

  • Information about the review of an offender's conditional release, and the timing and conditions of that release;

  • Information about your right to make a complaint if you feel your rights have not been respected;

  • Information about an offender's progress in relation to his or her correctional plan;

  • The offender's release date, destination and conditions of release 14 days prior to the release unless the disclosure would have an negative impact on public safety;

  • Notification when a federal offender has been removed from Canada by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA); and

  • A current photo of the offender prior to certain releases or the end of the offender's sentence.

Register with the CSC to receive information

Victims must first register with the CSC as a victim in order to request information. To register, visit the CSC's website here.

This information was gathered directly from Correctional Service Canada. For more information, please visit https://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/victims/003006-1003-eng.shtml

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