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Office For Victims Of Crime

Ministry
Attorney General
URL
www.ovc.gov.on.ca
Address
3RD FLOOR, 700 BAY STREET
TORONTO
M5G1Z6
Phone
(416) 326-1682
Fax
(416) 326-4497
Background
VICTIMS' BILL OF RIGHTS ACT, S.O. 1995, C. 6, S. 5.1 (opens a new window)
Function

The office will advise the Attorney General on ways to ensure that the principles of the Victims' Bill of Rights are respected. It will also provide advice on the development, implementation and maintenance of provincial standards for services for victims of crime, on the use of the Victims' Justice Fund to provide and improve services for victims of crime, on research and education on the treatment of victims of crime and ways to prevent further victimization, and on matters of legislation and policy on the treatment of victims of crime and on the prevention of further victimization.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints such number of members as considered appropriate and designates a chair and vice-chair of the office from among the members of the office.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
The office is operated on a full-time basis. The Board meets once per month or at the call of the Chair.
Remuneration

Appointees to the Office for Victims of Crime are remunerated on a per diem basis as follows: Chair: $350; Vice-Chair: $300; Member: $250.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) AUDETTE SHEPHARD
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Dec-2022
scarborough
2. Member (Part-Time) HEATHER IMMING
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Dec-2022
ottawa
3. Member (Part-Time) STEPHEN TOOSHKENIG
31-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023
wallaceburg