Waskaganish Justice Committee

Meaning of the name:

Guide and give support to clientele that go through the court system and to prevent them from re-offending.


What is the purpose of the committee?

  1. PROMOTE and maintain social peace and harmony in our community of Waskaganish.
  2. HELP administer justice using culturally adapted approaches, which put emphasis on healing individuals, families and the community, and that deal with the underlying causes of problems in the community rather than just the symptoms.
  3. OFFER alternatives or complements to the mainstream Justice System while including the people that have been affected by the crime or conflict.
  4. ENCOURAGE a social reaction to crime and conflicts that favors accountability, reparation, restoring balance and the re-establishment of relations among affected individuals.
  5. PROMOTE understanding and respect of laws, socially acceptable behaviours, cultural values, and traditions.


>> For more information, please contact:

Nancy J. Spencer
Community Justice Officer
Cree Nation Government
Waskaganish Justice Facility
Justice & Correctional Services Department
2 Kapatagan Meskanu,
Waskaganish Quebec
Tel: 819-895-2126 Ext. 1502
Fax: 819-895-2184
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>> Downloadable documents

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