Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

November 15, 2010 11:09 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Twelfth Annual Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award Presentation

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2010) - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will be presenting the 12th annual Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award as part of the 2010 National Restorative Justice Symposium.

The award is presented to an individual or a group who models restorative justice principles in the service of justice and peace. Created in 1999, this award honours the late Ron Wiebe – former CSC Warden of Ferndale and Elbow Lake Institutions in British Columbia – for his inspiration and commitment to the field of restorative justice.

Restorative justice is a non-adversarial, non-retributive approach to justice that emphasizes healing in victims, accountability of offenders, and the involvement of citizens in creating healthier, safer communities.

Date: Monday, November 15, 2010
   
Time: Banquet and Awards Ceremony
  7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
   
Place: Ramada Hotel,
  1818 Victoria Avenue
  Regina, Saskatchewan

Media are asked to confirm attendance in advance.

Contact Information

  • Correctional Service of Canada
    Cathy Stocki
    A/Regional Communications Manager
    (306) 975-5082