Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2009-2010 - 2nd Quarter
Recipient Name: BEARDY'S & OKEMASIS FIRST NATIONS #96 & #97
Location: Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Date: 2009-07-30
Value: $86,994.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation has entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Beardy's & Okemasis Justice Program. The objectives of the program are to provide diversion and mediation programming as an alternative to the formal court process for adult and young offenders. Elders and a Traditional Justice Committee provide guidance and support to the justice program which utilizes victim offender mediation, family group conferencing, sentencing and releasing circles. The program also works closely with various agencies including the RCMP, Police Management Board, Corrections Services Canada, and Corrections and Public Safety to develop integrated community justice approaches that reflect the needs of the community.
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