The John Howard Society is a community based organization that supports people who are at risk or involved in the criminal justice system through service, reform, education and advocacy.
John Howard Society of Thunder Bay & District
Latest JHS Ontario News
November 27, 2014 - The legal presumption of innocence, a bedrock principle of Canadian justice, is being undermined by a court system that keeps people who have not been convicted of a crime imprisoned for long periods, the director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association’s public safety program told a public forum Wednesday.…Read More
November 26, 2014 -
A recent study argues that the decline in prisoners being granted parole has critical impact on community safety…Read More
November 24, 2014 - Restorative justice (RJ) is an approach to justice focused on repairing harm and rehabilitation, rather than punishment of an offender.…Read More
November 20, 2014 - Do you know of a youth in need of some guidance in resolving conflict and functioning positively within our community? Or a victim of a crime committed by a local youth?…Read More