OTTAWA, May 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Restorative justice has been an integral
part of Aboriginal community justice and the criminal process for at least two
decades. Now central to many national responses to human rights violations,
the principles of restorative justice have recently been applied to Canada's
Indian Residential Schools Program's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
An Associate Professor at Carleton University's Law Department, Dr. Jane
Dickson-Gilmore will examine how lessons learned from other national
experiences can help political leaders in finding fair, lasting and
sustainable solutions to potentially divisive issues.
Dr. Dickson-Gilmore will unveil the results of her research at an event
for parliamentarians, government policy-makers and community leaders organized
by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences:
7:45 - 9:00 am, Thursday, May 14
Parliamentary Restaurant, 6th Floor, Centre Block
A hot breakfast will be served.
Dr. Dickson-Gilmore will be available for interviews after his
Representing more than 50,000 researchers and graduate students in 69
scholarly associations, 75 universities and colleges, and seven affiliates,
the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is the national
voice of the research community in these disciplines.
For further information:
For further information: Caitlin Kealey, Manager of Communications,
Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, (613) 513-9756,