Parole Board of Canada

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The Parole Board of Canada (Commission des libérations conditionnelles du Canada; formerly known as the National Parole Board) is a Canadian government agency that operates under the auspices of Public Safety Canada.wikipedia
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Pardon

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In addition, the Board is responsible for making decisions to grant, deny and revoke pardons under the Criminal Records Act and the Criminal Code.
The Parole Board of Canada (PBC) is the federal agency responsible for making pardon decisions under the Criminal Records Act (CRA).

Parole

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An independent administrative tribunal, the Board has the exclusive authority under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to grant, deny, cancel, terminate or revoke day parole and full parole.
In general, in Canada, prisoners are eligible to apply for full parole after serving one-third of their sentences.

Public Safety Canada

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The Parole Board of Canada (Commission des libérations conditionnelles du Canada; formerly known as the National Parole Board) is a Canadian government agency that operates under the auspices of Public Safety Canada.

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

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The head of the PBC is a Chairperson who reports to Parliament through the Minister of Public Safety.
The position was nominally created in December 2003 and incorporated the responsibilities associated with the Solicitor General, including responsibility for the federal prison system (Correctional Service of Canada), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Parole Board of Canada, and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

Day parole

An independent administrative tribunal, the Board has the exclusive authority under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to grant, deny, cancel, terminate or revoke day parole and full parole.
The Parole Board of Canada may waive this requirement, or choose to impose additional conditions.

Correctional Service of Canada

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An internal review of the Brossard case prepared by the Parole Board of Canada and the Correctional Service of Canada stated that "the board does not have any criticism to make with respect to the general management of Brossard's correctional plan" and that there was no "irregularity or weakness in the decision-making process."
An important legacy of the Committee was the creation of the National Parole Board in 1959 and the development of a system of parole to replace the former ticket of leave system.

Denis Lortie

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Denis Lortie was granted full parole in 1996 after serving 12 years in prison for murdering three people and injuring 13 others.
According to officials from the Parole Board of Canada, Lortie no longer posed a threat to society, and "patched his life together despite being responsible for one of the most notorious events in Quebec history".

Government agency

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The Parole Board of Canada (Commission des libérations conditionnelles du Canada; formerly known as the National Parole Board) is a Canadian government agency that operates under the auspices of Public Safety Canada.

Ticket of leave

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The old Ticket of Leave Act was replaced by the Parole Act of 1959, which enshrined the principle of rehabilitation.

Criminal Records Act

The Corrections and Conditional Release Act, Criminal Records Act and the Criminal Code specify the authorities for the PBC.

Criminal Code (Canada)

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The Corrections and Conditional Release Act, Criminal Records Act and the Criminal Code specify the authorities for the PBC.

Administrative law

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An independent administrative tribunal, the Board has the exclusive authority under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to grant, deny, cancel, terminate or revoke day parole and full parole.

Tribunal

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An independent administrative tribunal, the Board has the exclusive authority under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to grant, deny, cancel, terminate or revoke day parole and full parole.

Parliament of Canada

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The head of the PBC is a Chairperson who reports to Parliament through the Minister of Public Safety.

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The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Ottawa

Ottawa, OntarioOttawa, CanadaOttawa, ON
The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Moncton

Moncton, New BrunswickMoncton, CanadaMoncton, NB
The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Montreal

Montreal, QuebecMontréalMontreal, Canada
The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Kingston, Ontario

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The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Saskatoon

Saskatoon, SaskatchewanSaskatoon, SKSaskatoon, Canada
The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Abbotsford, British Columbia

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The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Edmonton

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The annual budget of the PBC is $43 million and the headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario with regional offices in Moncton, New Brunswick, Montreal, Quebec, Kingston, Ontario, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Abbotsford, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Ontario

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Only two provinces now have their own parole boards: Ontario and Quebec.

Quebec

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Only two provinces now have their own parole boards: Ontario and Quebec.

Randy White (politician)

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Randy White, a MP from the Canadian Alliance party, criticized the board for releasing Takahashi, stating that "Is there something I don’t understand about protection of the public?"