Experts Call for National Plan to Assist Victims of Crime, Not More Spending on Prisons

Experts Call for National Plan to Assist Victims of Crime, Not More Spending on Prisons

OTTAWA,

April 13

/CNW/ – Sixty experts from across Canada attended a national symposium at the University of Ottawa to advance rights for Canadian crime victims.  After listening to representatives from law enforcement agencies, the legal system, victims’ rights groups, victim services providers, survivors and academics, the two victim assistance organizations sponsoring the event called on political parties to adopt a national action plan and significantly increase funding for crime victims.  Link full article.

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