Founder and director of the Crime Victims Assistance Centre (CAVAC) in Chicoutimi, Marthe Vaillancourt received the 1998 Prix de la justice for her work in general, and mainly for her dedication to victims of criminal acts.
Thanks to her continual efforts, the CAVAC in Chicoutimi was able to realize the A.C.O.R.D. – VICTIMES project whose main aim is to ensure the respect of victims of criminal acts. She also set up a round table for the fight against violence, negligence and abuse of the elderly.
The Minister of Justice, Serge Ménard, presenting the 1998 Prix de la justice medal to madame Marthe Vaillancourt.