Module 1: General Sentencing Principles in Canada

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This first module is a brief overview of sentencing principles in Canada.

In this module we will identify and discuss the broad sentencing principles in the [Canadian Legal System], of note a brief overview of the sentencing ideologies set out in section 718 of the [Canadian Criminal Code].

While much of the information may be a review for Aboriginal Justice Workers who have a lot of experiential learning and are significantly connected with the communities they serve, this is a dynamic area of the law and presents with many noteworthy recent changes.