CICB | September 6, 2019
CICB Update

In April, the Government of Ontario announced plans to transition the responsibilities covered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) into a new one-window access system for victims seeking financial assistance. As part of this transition, the CICB will continue to accept applications until 11:59pm on September 30, 2019. As of October 1, 2019, individuals […]

CICB | May 29, 2019
Amendments to Compensation for Victims of Crime Act

The Government of Ontario announced that it will transition the responsibilities covered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) into a new one-window access system for victim service programs that would provide financial assistance to victims. This will bring Ontario’s approach to financial assistance for victims of violent crime in line with the rest of […]

CICB | September 7, 2018
New Practice Direction and Form

The CICB has adopted a new practice direction to vary an order for compensation. Additionally, the CICB has developed a new Application to Vary an Order for Compensation. This practice direction supports the CICB’s Rules of Procedure and provides helpful information to parties. The new application form will help parties submit requests to vary orders […]

CICB | June 19, 2018
New practice directions and forms

The CICB has adopted 3 new practice directions on reconsideration requests, review hearings and police witness participation. Additionally, the CICB has developed 2 new forms to Request a Reconsideration and to Request a Review hearing if parties disagree with a decision. These practice directions further support the CICB’s new Rules of Procedure and provide helpful […]

CICB | April 30, 2018
New Practice Directions Posted for Review and Comment

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) has posted three documents for review and comment by members of the community and its stakeholders: A proposed Practice Direction on Reconsideration Requests A proposed Practice Direction on Requests for Review A proposed Practice Direction on Police Witnesses These changes are intended to improve transparency and access to the […]

CICB | February 16, 2018
Changes to Rules of Procedure and New Practice Direction on Alleged Offenders

The CICB has developed new Rules of Procedure and a new Practice Direction on Alleged Offenders. These changes are intended to improve transparency of the CICB and enhance efficiency in its processes. Both documents come into effect on February 16, 2018. Back to Criminal Injuries Compensation Board | Back to Top

CICB | December 11, 2017
Rules and Practice Direction Posted for Review and Comment

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) has posted new Rules of Procedure and a proposed Practice Direction on Alleged Offenders for review and comment by members of the community and its stakeholders. These changes are intended to improve transparency of the CICB and access to its processes. We encourage you to have a look at […]

CICB | August 1, 2017
Changes to Rules of Procedure and New Practice Direction on Recording Hearings

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) has made changes to its Rules of Procedure. Among other changes, the amended rules: incorporate Social Justice Tribunals Ontario’s Common Rules into the CICB Rules allow youth applications to be filed by a legal representative, a litigation guardian, or the youth themselves stipulate that the CICB will record its […]