Introduction to the YCJA

Welcome to This website provides an online course that helps Canadians learn how the Youth Criminal Justice Act effects young people who commit crime.

The course includes five sections with information, activities and quizzes. To receive a certificate of completion, register, go through the content and then complete each of the quizzes at the end of each section.

Definitions and Keywords

To succeed in this course, pay particular attention to the key words and phrases and images highlighted in each unit. There is a quiz at the end of each unit to assess your understanding of the content. Successful completion of each of the quizzes will count toward a certificate of completion in the course.