Restorative Justice Victoria Presents: Restore Your Sole!

ANNOUNCING Restorative Justice Victoria’s first annual “Restore Your Sole” fundraiser! In celebration of RJV’s 15th anniversary and to kick off National Restorative Justice Week, we invite you to join us for an exciting evening of fun and entertainment. Cocktails, appetizers, live entertainment, a footwear fashion show, and silent auction…all supporting a fabulous cause.

To learn more, and to purchase tickets, please visit our Eventbrite page.

You can also find this event on Facebook.


Nominations Open for SFU’s Hummingbird Award

Simon Fraser University’s annual hummingbird award recognizes the continuing legacy of the compassionate and courageous spirit of Dr. Elizabeth Elliott, founder of the Centre for Restorative Justice. The award recognizes the tenacious spirit of hummingbirds who declare themselves to the values and relationships that build and sustain healthy communities.

Consider nominating someone! (Self-nominations not permitted; nominee must be a BC resident.) Submissions due October 13, 2017.

Read more here.

BC NDP’s Plans for a Province-Wide Restorative Justice System

We’re thrilled that the BC NPD are calling for a province-wide restorative justice system! You can read the Globe and Mail article here.

We also put together a collection of References to RJ in Canadian Publications you may find interesting.


For The Globe and Mail

B.C. Solicitor-General Mike Farnworth, shown in this 2015 file photo, said “It works in terms of helping victims with issues around closure, and ensuring they’re heard and the offender is less likely to reoffend. It works.”