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Establishment of Access to Justice Secretariat within Justice Canada

Establishment of the Access to Justice Secretariat in Justice Canada will drive greater coherence; enable and enrich partnerships within the Government and with civil society, and increase policy work on access to justice issues.

Expected impact

This is a focused attempt of 18 months to accelerate access to justice work and determine thereafter what is required.


Goal 16
Staff / Technical expertise
dedicated FTEs working on access to justice
Basic information
Start: 30 September, 2019
Completion: 31 March, 2021
Justice Canada (Government)
Justice Canada
Initiative focused on COVID-19 pandemic response, prevention and recovery efforts
Not specified
Geographical coverage
North America
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficiaries
Contact information
Janet McIntyre, Deputy Director General, janet.mcintyre@justice.gc.ca, (613)889-5845
Justice Canada
United Nations