The Justice and Public Safety Council was established in April 2013, in accordance with the Justice Reform and Transparency Act. The council, which is appointed by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, is responsible for:

  • setting the strategic direction and vision for the provincial justice system through an annual Justice and Public Safety Plan;
  • engaging in dialogue with justice and public safety participants and stakeholders; and
  • guiding the way to open, transparent and accountable leadership.

More detailed information about the council’s responsibilities is set out in section 7 of the Act.

Minutes of council meetings are available here.