- Research Corner
The following reports are written by external subject matter specialists, who are contracted by the OFOVC to explore areas within their fields of expertise related to victimology.
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- The differences in application of legislation and criminal justice practice to address issues experienced by victims of private versus public violence
Prepared by Dr. Hannah Scott
Ontario Tech University
- Developing a modernized federal response plan for Canadians victimized abroad in acts of mass violence: How Canada can address the needs of cross-border victims based on international best practices
Part 1 – The needs of cross-border victims and the current systems across the five eyes
Part 2 – Analysis of the five eyes’ systems for addressing cross-border victims’ needs – discerning best practices and proposing targeted recommendations for Canada
Prepared by : Canadian Coalition Against Terror (C-CAT)
Prepared by MADD Canada
Prepared by Jo-Anne Wemmers, PhD
Prepared by Myrna Dawson, PhD
Professor and Research Leadership Chair
Centre for the Study of Social and Legal Responses to Violence, University of Guelph
Prepared by Dr. Benjamin Roebeck, Diana McGlinchey, Kristine Hastie, Marissa Taylor, Maryann Roebuck, Simrat Bhele, Emily Hudson, Riya Grace Xavier
- Community-Based Anti-Violence Worker Wellness:
A Review of the Literature and Recommendations for the Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime
Prepared by : Kate Rossiter (PhD), Misha Dhillon (MA), and Tracy Porteous (RCC)
- Understanding coercive control in the context of intimate partner violence in Canada: How to address the issue through the criminal justice system?
Prepared by Carmen Gill, Ph.D. and Mary Aspinall, Ph.D. candidate
Prepared by: Margot Van Sluytman, Poet, B.A., M.A.
Prepared by Verona Singer, PhD
31 May 2019