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Sharing knowledge, research and expertise

The Restorative Lab seeks to mobilize and share knowledge to drive justice innovation and transformation. Connect with reports, publications, and videos from past conferences, workshops and panels discussing a restorative approach, restorative principles and their application across contexts.  

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Deep Dive, with Prof. Jennifer Llewellyn and Dr. Holly Northam

In episode three, of Deep Dive, Dalhousie’s President Dr. Deep Saini, speaks


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Book: Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding

Book: Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding Jennifer J. Llewellyn and Daniel Philpott


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Bridging the Gap between Truth and Reconciliation, Restorative Justice, and the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Article: Bridging the Gap between Truth and Reconciliation, Restorative Justice, and the


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Journey to Light: A Different Way Forward, Restorative Inquiry The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children

Journey to Light: A Different Way Forward, Restorative Inquiry The Nova Scotia


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Harmful Impacts: The Reliance on Hair Testing in Child Protection, Motherisk Commission

Report: Harmful Impacts: The Reliance on Hair Testing in Child Protection Report


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Nova Scotia restorative inquiry offers new vision of justice

Article: Nova Scotia restorative inquiry offers new vision of justice The Restorative


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Toward Justice and Reconciliation in Canada – The Role of Restorative Justice Keynote | The Honourable Murray Sinclair

The Honourable Murray Sinclair, Senate of Canada, discusses the future of restorative


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A Restorative Approach & Education for Justice and Reconciliation | Fania Davis

Fania Davis, Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, speaking at


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Reflecting Culture and Custom in Justice | Paula Marshall

Paula Marshall of the Mi’kmaw Legal Support Network discusses the future of


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Key Elements for Making Space for Collaboration & Building Partnerships for Justice & Reconciliation | Brenda Morrison

Brenda Morrison, Director of the Centre for Restorative Justice and an Assistant


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Jennifer Llewellyn on “A Restorative Approach to Peacebuilding”

Venue: “Legal Philosophy between Law and Transnationalism” seminar series, Nathanson Centre, Osgoode


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Reconciling the Work of the TRC | Jennifer Llewellyn

Peacebuilding, Reconciliation and TRCs, University of Manitoba, January 27, 2010

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Reform through renewed relationship – The Restorative Inquiry on the Home for Colored Children | Tony Smith

Tony Smith of VOICES/Home for Colored Children Public Inquiry discusses the future


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Exploring Restorative Inquiries with Jennifer Llewellyn

18 September, 2019 | Guest: Jennifer Llewellyn | Host: Julian Ward Restorative


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The Restorative Justice Process at the Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentistry

Report From The Restorative Justice Process at the Dalhousie University Faculty of


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Realizing the full potential of restorative justice

Realizing the full potential of Restorative Justice Restorative justice has more to


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Restorative Conversations; Talking about Restorative Approaches and Gender-Based Violence in Nova Scotia

Restorative Conversations: Talking about Restorative Approaches and Gender Based Violence in Nova


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Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission Decision, Halifax Association of Black Firefighters and Halifax Regional Municipality

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission Board of Inquiry Decision Approving Settlement


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“Relational Presence”: Designing VR-Based Virtual Learning Environments for Oral History-Based Restorative Pedagogy

“Relational Presence”: Designing VR-Based Virtual Learning Environments for Oral History-Based Restorative Pedagogy


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A restorative approach is key for a new normal after COVID-19

A restorative approach is key for a new normal after COVID-19 Social


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A Restorative Review of the In-Custody Death of Jason LeBlanc

https://restorativelab.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Death-in-Custody-2018.pdf Prepared by: Jennifer Llewellyn, Jake MacIsaac & Heather McNeil February 2018


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Toward A Culture of Just Relationships | Moana Eruera

Moana Eruera, a registered Social Worker and Principal advisor Māori for New


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A Restorative Approach at Work | Saleem Tariq

Saleem Tariq, the Chief Officer of Children’s Social Work for Leeds City


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A Restorative Approach to Professional Responsibility and Discipline | Paul Nixon

Paul Nixon, the Chief Social Worker for Child, Youth and Family for


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A Restorative Approach at Work | Gail Gatchalian

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A Restorative Approach at Work | Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall, the inaugural holder of the Chair in Restorative Justice in


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A Restorative Approach at Work | Kevin Reade

Kevin Reade, a Captain in the HRM Fire Service, speaks at the


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A Restorative Approach to Professional Responsibility and Discipline | Kate Morris

Kate Morris, a Professor of Social Work at The University of Sheffield,


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A Restorative Approach to Professional Responsibility and Discipline | Hugh Kirkegaard

Hugh Kirkegaard, Regional Chaplain for the Atlantic Region of the Correction Service


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A Restorative Approach to Professional Responsibility and Discipline | Emma Halpern

Emma Halpern, Officer of Access and Equity for the Nova Scotia Barristers


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Imagining Restorative Justice for Women | Stephanie McInnis-Langley

Stephanie McInnis-Langley, of Status of Women Nova Scotia, discusses the future of


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Feminist Justice – Addressing Harm & Changing Culture | Joan Pennell

Joan Pennell, founding Director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement


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Feminist Justice – Addressing Harm & Changing Culture | Kim Stanton

Kim Stanton, the Legal Director of the Women’s Legal Education and Access


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Feminist Justice – Addressing Harm & Changing Culture | Mimi Kim

Mimi Kim, Founder of Creative Interventions (CI) and co-founder of Incite! Women


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Feminist Justice – Addressing Harm & Changing Culture | Leigh Goodmark

Leigh Goodmark, a Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Frances


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Feminist Justice – Addressing Harm & Changing Culture | Tod Augusta-Scott

Tod Augusta-Scott, co-editor and contributor to the critically acclaimed book Narrative Therapy:


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Feminist Justice – Addressing Harm & Changing Culture | Stephanie MacInnis-Langley

Stephanie MacInnis-Langley, Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the


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Restorative Justice and Racial Justice ft. Fania Davis and Jennifer Llewellyn

A conversation about Restorative Justice and Racial Justice featuring Fania Davis and


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Beyond Harm to Healing A Conversation on a Restorative Approach to Racial Justice | Margaret Burnham

Prof. Margaret Burnham, Northeastern University School of Law faculty speaks at an


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Reflecting Culture and Custom in Justice | Paula Marshall

Paula Marshall of the Mi’kmaw Legal Support Network discusses the future of


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A Restorative Approach & Education for Justice and Reconciliation | Brenda Morrison

Brenda Morrison, Director of the Centre for Restorative Justice and an Associate


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A Restorative Approach & Education for Justice and Reconciliation | Kristina Llewellyn

Kristina Llewellyn, an Associate Professor of Social Development Studies at the University


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A Restorative Approach to Professional Responsibility and Discipline at Dal Dentistry | Mary McNally

Mary McNally, an academic in the faculties of Dentistry and Medicine at


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Changing Campus Culture and Climate | Melissa MacKay

Melissa MacKay, Associate Director of Student Life at Dalhousie University, speaks at


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Changing Campus Culture and Climate | Donna Coker

Donna Coker, a Professor of Law at the University of Miami School


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Changing Campus Culture and Climate | David Karp

David Karp, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Project on Restorative


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Changing Campus Culture and Climate | Jake MacIsaac

Jacob MacIsaac, Associate Director, Dalhousie University Security Services, speaks at the International


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Changing Campus Culture and Climate | Karen Crombie

Karen Crombie, General Counsel for Dalhousie University, speaks at the International Restorative


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Dalhousie report author discusses justice process | Jennifer Llewellyn

CBC News: Jennifer Llewellyn says the restorative justice program was educational for


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A Restorative Approach & Education for Justice and Reconciliation | Richard Derible

Richard Derible, a School Administration Supervisor with the Halifax Regional School Board,


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A Restorative Approach & Education for Justice and Reconciliation | Estelle Macdonald

Estelle Macdonald, CEO of Hull Collaborative Teaching School speaking at the International


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Governing Relationships: an international workshop

Governing Relationships: an international workshop — Canberra Restorative Community A presentation on


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Conference Plenary Keynote Address | Jennifer Llewellyn

Center for Justice Reform, Vermont Law School, Jul 13, 2018

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Scaling Up Restorative Justice: Paving The Way For A Restorative State | Jennifer Llewellyn

June 25, 2015 Restorative Justice Conference Avoiding Barriers on Vimeo Restorative Justice


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Toward A Culture of Just Relationships | Chief Judge Pamela S. Williams

Chief Judge Pamela S. Williams, appointed a judge of the Provincial and


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Book: Restorative and Responsive Human Services

In Restorative and Responsive Human Services, Gale Burford, John Braithwaite, and Valerie Braithwaite


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