VIRRJA Meeting Minutes

VIRRJA meets every two months, to share, guide and report with our members and associates.  We plan, when possible, to host on the second Monday of the month. 


GENERAL MEETING - April 11, 2022.  Senator Kim Pate spoke to 24 members about the work she passionately pursues in Ottawa.  Her topic "Restore to What? The challenges for restorative and other criminal legal system programs inspired many to explore ways to support the underserved in our communities.   Click here for the link to Minutes and Recording. 

GENERAL MEETING was held June 13, 2022 and the members discussed a proposal to develop a campaign to improve the legal system and update the activities and efforts taking place in each of our programs.   Click here for Minutes

GENERAL MEETING held September 12, 2022.  Our members were joined by police officer from the Sidney North Saanich RCMP, Cst Ravi Gunasinghe.  Ravi shared his 25 year experience as an advocate and passionate supporter of alternative measures to support those who have been charged.   Click here for Minutes   Click here for presentation notes.