Alternative Measures Program: Avoid a Criminal Record!

The Alternative Measures Program is an alternative to judicial (court) proceedings with persons alleged to have committed minor offences. It may be offered to first and second time adult offenders instead of a formal court process. If the individual acknowledges guilt and is interested in the program, an agreement is signed which stipulates what the offender must do to … Continue reading

Criminal Law Information for Youth and Young Adults

What is the Youth Criminal Justice Act? What is the Young Offender’s act? What are the Young Offender programs? What is the Alternative Measures Program? What is the Fine Options Program? What are the Community Programs available for Youth? How do I find out if I have a criminal record? How do I find out … Continue reading