Symposium national sur la JR

Nous nous réjouissons de vous accueillir sur les territoires du peuple Algonquin Anishnaabe à Ottawa, en Ontario, du 19 au 21 novembre. Le symposium de cette année sur le thème « Innovation à l’échelle mondiale – (R)évolution » comprendra des allocutions des conférenciers internationaux Hayley MacKenzie (Nouvelle‑Zélande) et Chris Straker (Royaume-Uni), et le programme déborde d’excellents ateliers et formations, notamment : Modes de connaissance autochtones : « cercles sacrés » Travailler dans une perspective axée sur les victimes : Quoi, comment et pourquoi? Explorons un sujet tabou : le pardon Comprendre les causes profondes des conflits, les structures de la violence et composer avec les déséquilibres de pouvoirs En cercle! Utiliser les cercles et les autres pratiques de justice réparatrice auprès des jeunes dans les collectivités et les établissements scolaires Au delà du chou frisé et du yoga : des stratégies pour réduire la fatigue de compassion et l’épuisement professionnel en tant qu’équipes et individus Une approche réparatrice au rôle parental : c’est compliqué Afin de vous inscrire et d’en apprendre davantage à propos du programme, veuillez consulter notre site Web à l’adresse suivante :  Les tarifs pour les inscriptions hâtives sont en vigueur jusqu’au 1er octobre. Pour de plus amples renseignements sur les bourses offertes, consultez le site Web. Pour en savoir plus sur les dernières mises à jour au programme au fur et à mesure, suivez-nous sur Twitter et aimez-nous sur Facebook. Cliquez ici pour réserver une chambre à l’hôtel Westin d’Ottawa dans le bloc de chambres réservées pour l’événement et profiter du taux privilégié de 199 $. Réservez tôt, car les places sont limitées. Au plaisir de vous voir en novembre! Kathryn Bliss et Kimberly Mann Coprésidentes du symposium #Lemomentnousappartient... read more

National Restorative Justice Symposium

We are excited to welcome you to Anishnaabe Algonquin Territory in Ottawa Ontario this November 19-21. Global Innovation – Local (R) Evolution  will feature international keynote presentations from New Zealand’s Hayley MacKenzie and the United Kingdom’s Christopher Straker, Indigenous Ways of Knowing: “Sacred Circles” Working from a Victim-Centered Perspective: What, Why, and How? The F Word: Exploring Forgiveness Understanding Deep-Rooted Conflict, Structures of Violence & Power Imbalances Circle Up! Using Circles and Other Restorative Practices with Youth in Community and Educational Settings Beyond Kale and Yoga: Strategies to Reduce Compassion Fatigue and Burnout as Teams and Individuals Restorative Parenting: It’s Complicated To register, please visit our website .  Early Bird Rates are in effect until October 1st. Bursaries are available for more information please visit the website. To learn all about the latest updates to the program as they come in, follow us on  Twitter  and like us on Facebook .  Use  this link  to book at the Westin Ottawa in our group block with a preferred rate of $ 199. Book early, spaces are limited. We look forward to seeing you in November! Kathryn Bliss & Kimberly Mann Conference Co-Chairs #OurTimeIsNow #... read more

Restorative Justice and Facilitator Training

The Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute in partnership with Fraser Region Community Justice Initiatives Present: “Restorative Justice and Facilitator Training”. This 3-day training with Alana Abramson, MA will take place in Ottawa on November 18-20, 2015. Anyone who wants to attend is more than welcome to. This national training event will deliver the essential skills of convening harm-focused dialogue processes within organizational and educational settings. This is a highly interactive workshop where participants will practice and gain confidence in facilitating a model of dialogue that is participant driven, culturally sensitive and empowering for all involved. For more information and registration, please visit the following link  If you work or volunteer for a non-profit in the field of restorative justice and are interested in attending please contact CTRI directly to register at 1-877-353-3205. You may still be eligible for the early bird... read more

2015 National Restorative Justice Symposium

The National Restorative Justice Symposium is fast approaching! This Symposium is the most important gathering of practitioners involved in the development of restorative justice in Canada where numerous national and international researchers and partners will come together on November 16 and 17, 2015 at the Delta Hotel, Québec City. The following link provides a detailed program for the Sunday and Monday of  the symposium . The following link provides a detailed program for the Tuesday of the symposium     More details to follow in the coming days and... read more

The ORJN Presents: “Restorative Justice: Healing After Trauma”

In celebration of Restorative Justice Week 2015, this event will draw attention to the physical and mental health benefits of participating in restorative justice processes. This event features guest speaker David Gustafson with panellist Tanya Rugge.  The cost for this event  is $10.00. To register please email or call the Collaborative Justice Program 613-239-1268. There will be a networking opportunity following the event that showcases local organizations. If you or your organization would like to rent table space for this event at the cost of $50.00,please fill out this form. The completed form can be mailed or dropped off with payment to the Collaborative Justice Program’s office at the Provincial Courthouse c/o Crown Attorney’s Office, 161 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2K1. It can also be emailed to or faxed to 613-239-1508 in which case payment will be collected upon arrival to the event. You can also download our event... read more

The Ripple Effect of Victimization: How Restorative Justice Can Calm the Waters. Dona Cadman and Supriya Deas.

On November 14, 2013, the Ottawa Restorative Justice Network hosted an event at Ottawa City Hall. Dona Cadman, ex-MP and Supriya Deas speak about their long journey toward healing, hope and peace through the process of Restorative Justice. Dona had a son Jesse, 16, who was stabbed to death by Deas’s son, Isaac, in a random beating and stabbing in Surrey, BC. Twenty years later, in a meeting facilitated by staff from Langley’s Community Justice Initiatives’ (CJI’s) Victim Offender Mediation Program, the two moms spoke again. From this meeting, a journey began, and the two moms came to Ottawa and speak about the process that led to forgiveness and... read more

Restorative Justice Week 2012 – A Crime Victim’s Perspective on Restorative Justice

Thursday, November 15, 2012 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West, Champlain Room Featuring Katy Hutchison The Story of Bob explores the power of forgiveness as Katy describes her own grassroots quest for Restorative Justice. As the family member of a homicide victim, Katy shares the story of her tragic loss and provides a victim’s perspective on Restorative Justice. Light Refreshments will be... read more

May 2010 – Re-launch of the Ottawa Restorative Justice Network

Re-visioning Restorative Justice in Ottawa May 11, 2011, 9:30a.m. – 11:30a.m. Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa Join us for the re-launch! Tell us how you would like to see restorative justice re-visioned in Ottawa. Discover what we have planned for 2011-2012 and see how you can help. Although the ORJN has been in existence for a number of years, participation has somewhat dwindled. We’ve spend the last year developing an Action Plan with exciting initiatives to work on. Accordingly, the ORJN has decided to hold a special re-launch meeting to re-energize the network and re-connect to the RJ community in Ottawa. We are seeking individuals and organizations involved, interested or invested in Restorative Justice in the Ottawa area. Our vision is to inspire restorative responses to harm caused by crime and conflict. Our mission is to encourage and strengthen the use of restorative justice principles and practices through supportive partnerships. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP, and share this invitation with others in Ottawa who may be... read more

Restorative Justice Week 2009 – RJ Over Coffee

November 18, 2009 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Umi Café – Somerset at Percy Agenda: Ernie Tannis – Lawyer, Mediator and Advocate Tiffani Murray – Restorative Justice Practitioner with the Collaborative Justice Program Randall James – Past Participant with the Collaborative Justice Program Robin MacDonald – Restorative Justice Storyteller Eric Vieweg of an Ottawa band, The Withering Pines Short Video: “Unexpected Peace” Discussion /... read more

Restorative Justice Week 2009 – Communities Responding to Human Needs

Humanizing Justice – A Presentation of Restorative Justice Principles and Practices Date: Monday, November 16, 2009 Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Location: University of Ottawa – Desmarais Building, Room 4101 The Ottawa Restorative Justice Network invites students and staff of the University of Ottawa to attend. Guest Speakers Include: Scott Harris – Director General of Citizen Engagement, Correctional Service of Canada Shannon Moroney – Artist, Advocate and Writer for Social Justice Lorraine Berzins – Community Chair, Church Council on Corrections and Justice Mock Circle Demonstration Moderated by Ernie Tannis – Lawyer, Mediator, and... read more

Restorative Justice Week 2008 – Fostering a Restorative World View

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Time: 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: University of Ottawa – Desmerais Building, Room 4101 Agenda Mike McIntyre, on behalf of the RJ Network of Ottawa will welcome everyone and introduce moderator Ernie Tannis. (1 minute) Ernie Tannis will welcome everyone to “Humanizing Justice” and will review what will take place: speakers Ottawa Police Chief Vernon White and Peggy Land, then break into small groups to experience mock restorative circles, and then come back into the larger group for questions and comments. Introduce Ottawa Police Chief Vern White. (10 minutes) Ottawa Police Chief Vern White will speak about Restorative Justice. (15 minutes) Ernie will introduce Peggy Land. (1 minute) Peggy Land will speak. (15 minutes) Ernie will ask people to proceed into Circles with their chairs (the numbers will be posted around the room and perhaps each row could be directed to a particular Circle number). (1 minute) Mock Circles (1 hour) Ernie will invite everyone back into the main group and will invite questions and comments to the speakers. (15 minutes) Ernie will wrap up discussion, thank speakers, invite people to stay to network, enjoy the snacks, purchase books and to sign up to receive the monthly email-out from the Restorative Justice Network of Ottawa. (2... read more

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