Actions and Commitments

Call to Action # 40: Justice (25-42)

Funding to hire more Indigenous workers to provide crime victims assistance services

March 5, 2021

As part of the government’s response to the Viens Commission, the MMIWG Inquiry and the Report on Racism, funding for hiring additional Indigenous workers responsible for providing crime victims assistance services ($7.7 million):

  • These workers will be deployed in the Crime Victims Assistance Centres (CAVAC) network and in Indigenous organizations that have established victim assistance services, or that wish to do so.