John Howard Society of Canada - Our Mission: Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime.

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The John Howard Society of Canada

809 Blackburn Mews
Kingston, ON K7P 2N6

Tel: 613.384.6272
Fax: 613.384.1847

Executive Director:
Catherine Latimer

Our Role

Network Support

The Ends of The John Howard Society of Canada oblige the Executive Director to contribute to the development of the JH network through:

Toward this End, JHSC negotiated a national insurance plan and created minimum standards and a system of certification to bring all societies together under a single set of operational expectations and risk management policies.

The ED also travels as invited to offices across Canada to advise on best practices in governance and to bring to front line workers and volunteer board members his best analysis of political trends and developments where criminal justice policy is concerned.

Every two years the JHSC organizes a National Staff Conference, in collaboration with Public Safety Canada, designed to bring together front line staff from every corner of the country to share ideas, problem solve, network and learn from each other. The JHSC also manages an email listserv for all JHS workers and board members and a Forum for sharing ideas and posing questions.

Every year the JHSC organizes an annual general meeting of Executive Directors from all provinces and territories along with volunteer board delegates. The AGM is intended to: