The records relate to the program implementation and evaluation of the Victim Impact Statement Pilot Project, as well as promotional material for the development of the "Coming Full Circle" video and Community Constable program. The bulk of the files consist of Victims Assistance Fund contribution agreements between the Department of Justice and individuals, and non-government agencies for conferences, healing workshops, and outreach programs that were provided to victims of violence or about issues such as alcoholism, and suicide.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Community Justice division
Records include files related to aboriginal rights and self government negotiations.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Policy and Planning division
This accession consists of one copy of a paper entitled "Study of Time Factors Involved in the Disposition of Cases in the Territorial Court, Northwest Territories" prepared by Judge R.M. Bourassa. There are annotations in the margin, however the source of the annotations is unknown.
Records consist of one bound volume containing the settlement plans (lots) for the communities of Fort Smith, Fort Resolution, Hay River, Fort Providence, Fort Simpson, Fort Norman [Tulita], Fort Good Hope, Fort Liard, Fort Rae [Behchoko], Fort Wrigley, and Fort McPherson.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Registries and Court Services division
Records include Central Act files relating to Board appointments and revocations, draft amendments to acts and correspondence, from the Legislation division of the Department of Justice.
This accession consists of records relating to the Policy & Planning Division of the Department of Justice, including meeting minutes of the Senior Management Committee, agendas of the Executive Committee, departmental business plans, issue files, program planning materials, and briefing session materials for the 17th Legislative Assembly.
Records include information items, discussion items, decision papers, and reports submitted to Cabinet and committees including the Standing Committee on Government Operations, Standing Committee on Social Programs, and the Standing Committee on Priorities and Planning.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Policy and Planning division
Records consist of Ministerial Chronos from the Department of Justice.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Policy and Planning division
Records include correspondence between the Registrar General of Vital Statistics and those seeking inquiries regarding the death and possible disinterment of the Mad Trapper, Albert Johnson. Also included are copies of the Warrant to Bury Albert Johnson at Aklavik issued in February, 1932. A copy of Dick North's report on the question of Johnson's true identity, entitled 'Exhumation of Albert Johnson' is also included. This report debates whether Albert Johnson, killed by a police patrol in 1932, is actually John Johnson, an American criminal (horse thief, born in Norway). Further documentation includes prior arrest records for John Johnson and comparison photos of the two men.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Vital Statistics division
This accession consists of records from the Finance division of the Department of Justice relating to cost-sharing agreements between the GNWT and the Government of Canada for the following programs: Supporting Families Initiative, Access to Justice program, and Youth Criminal Justice Act. The files include financial reporting and correspondence as well as statistical reports, narrative reports, and/or annual reports on the respective programs.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Finance division
Records include discussion papers and agreements related to the transfer of Corrections and the Land Titles function to the Department. There are also minutes, activity reports and annual reports from the Legal Services Board, correspondence and reports from the Special Advisor on Gender Equality in the Justice system that conducted a gender equality review for the Department of Justice, as well as discussion papers, and notes from public consultations in the Baffin and Hay River that were held about gender equality. In addition, there are several negotiation, policy and meeting files related to the service agreement between the Government of the Northwest Territories and Royal Canadian Mounted Police. There is also discussion paper about Victims of Crime, Ministerial briefing notes, issue files and research material concerning the Task Force on Legal Aid and development of Human Rights legislation in the NWT.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Policy and Planning division
Records consist of reports and correspondence relating to Justice House, custody enforcement, gender equity review, and family law review.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Policy and Planning division
Records consist of two annual reports of the Victim Assistance Committee, contribution agreements under the Victims' Assistance Fund, as well as all Community Justice contribution agreements for 2003-2004 fiscal year.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Community Justice division
Records include files related to aboriginal self-government, the GNWT Social Agenda and work on homelessness in the Northwest Territories.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Policy and Planning division
Records include meeting minutes of the Court Management Committee and correspondence with the Status of Women regarding plain language court orders.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Court Services division
Records date from 1988-2001 and include copies of diversion protocol agreements and activity reports from justice committees in Tuktoyaktuk, Aklavik and Cape Dorset. In addition, there are contribution agreements, monthly activity reports, financial records, proposals and final reports from projects that were funded by the Community Justice division in the South Slave region, Deh Cho region and Inuvik, as well as the contribution agreement and final report from the restitution project at J.H. Sissons School in Yellowknife.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Community Justice division
Records include correspondence and agreements with the federal government regarding cost-sharing for legal aid, youth justice, and corrections services; meeting records from the Social Envelope Committee, departmental and interdepartmental senior management meetings, and meetings between the Department and the RCMP; correspondence and reports documenting the Aboriginal Court Challenges Program and the Mackenzie Court Workers; and briefing material. The accession also includes records documenting the implementation of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, a review of the legal aid system, the devolution of criminal prosecution reponsibilities to the NWT, and planning of Nunavut's court structure, as well as an agreement for the provision of legal services to the NWT Housing Corporation and financial information from the Office of the Public Trustee.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Finance and Management Services division
The records date from 2000-2001 and include draft procedures for the Victim Impact Statement program. In addition, there is a contribution agreement file that contains correspondence, proposal and project description for a project that provided funding to Yellowknife Education District No. 1 for training and support to schools in establishing and implementing restitution programs.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Community Justice division
Records include minutes, correspondence discussion papers and proposals from the Legislative Initiatives Committee, Aboriginal Justice Committee, Criminal Justice and Corrections Communications Committee and the Community Supervision Working Group. In addition, there are records created by the GNWT Law Enforcement Study that includes terms of reference, a discussion paper and a report on police services in the NWT. There are also reports on community justice in the NWT, program review report on legal aid services, departmental strategic planning and business planning documents, a copy of the Justice presentation to the Standing Committee on Social Programs, as well as Deputy Minister Chronos.Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Directorate
Records include material from a conference hosted by the Department of Justice on forecasting correctional prison and supervision populations and community corrections. There are also records concerning strategic planning for the Department of Justice, development of the Youth Corrections Manual, as well as copies of Insight Newsletter which was a newsletter produced by the Yellowknife Correctional Centre. In addition, there are files concerning the transfer and implementation of Corrections services to Nunavut, a report from the Yellowknife Correctional Centre Inmate Advisory Committee requesting an Aboriginal Healing program, and copies of an operational review that was done by a consultant called "View of the Future of Social Services for the NWT."Northwest Territories. Department of Justice. Corrections division