Educational Tools

The Youth Criminal Justice Act is Canada's law that applies to youth between the ages of 12 and 17 who have come into conflict with the law. This section includes information and resources to help you better understand the Act and the youth justice system.


Fact Sheets

Provincial, Territorial and Non-Governmental Resources

Educational products and tools in this section are provided by organizations outside the Government of Canada. The Government of Canada does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented from organizations outside the federal government.

The products linked below are a sample of youth justice educational tools that are available online. Many more resources can be obtained by visiting the websites of provincial and territorial governments, public legal education and information organizations, and legal aid societies

Videos about the YCJA and the Youth Justice System:


Lesson Plans and Courses

Glossary of Terms