SLSC Policies

St. Leonard’s Society of Canada Policies SLSC is currently in the process of reviewing its policies during the 2017-2018 year. SLSC Policy on Victims 2017 SLSC Policy on Mandatory Minimums 2017 SLSC Policy on Human Rights and Non-Discrimination 2017 Policy on Role of Government 2015 Policy on Social Enterprise 2015 Policy on Research Ethics 2014 […]

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St. Leonard’s Home Trenton

Service Delivery St. Leonard’s Home provides residential and community services to young persons between the ages of 12 to 17 years old Males who are in conflict with the law under the Youth Criminal Justice Act   History St. Leonard’s Home of Trenton was established in 1976. The Home was operated as a parent model […]

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Policy Briefs

Presentation to the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights to study issues relating to the human rights of prisoners in the correctional system   Brief to Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Re Bill C-10 (Omnibus Crime Bill) / Présenté au comité permanent de la justice et des droits de la personne sur la loi sur la sécurité […]

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About SLSC

MISSION:  To promote humane and informed justice policy and responsible leadership to foster safe communities. It: Endorses evidence-based approaches to criminal and social justice; Conducts research and develops policy Supports its member affiliates; and Advances collaborative relationships and communication among individuals and organization dedicated to social justice. VISION: SLSC strives to be a leading learning organization, […]

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Origins of SLSC

In 1962, the first St. Leonard’s Half-way home opened its doors in Windsor to welcome men who had spent time behind bars and needed a secure haven to make a clean start. A practical and determined Anglican priest by the name of Thomas Neil Libby saw the need for a re-entry residence that would help […]

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