Remedies for Victims
financial compensation for those who qualify under the Compensation for Victims
of Crime Act; that is: victims and family members of deceased victims of
violent crimes committed in the Province of Ontario.
Quick Response Program (VQRP)
provides immediate assistance to eligible victims of crime. Services include
emergency home repairs, immediate safety planning and counselling resources,
among other services.
519-255-6700 ext. 4879 or 519-723-2711
Victim Impact Statements
victims voice in the criminal justice system; by offering them a forum where
they can describe to the court and the offender how the crime has affected them
physically, financially and emotionally.
ordered by the criminal court, requires the offender to pay an amount directly
to the victim to cover monetary loses or property damaged in the crime.
publication ban is a court order, which prohibits the public or media from
disseminating certain details of an otherwise public judicial procedure. In
Canada, publication bans are most commonly issued when the safety of the victim
or witness may be hindered, or when the crime involves a child.