Federal Liberal government mulling reopening prison farms

Cows from prison farm safeguarded

APTN National News
There are growing calls to reopen prison farms across the country.

The farm programs were shut down by the Harper Conservatives as part of its tough-on-crime agenda.

Supporters believe the work of prison farms can help rehabilitate prisoners.

Nowhere does that belief run deeper than among one group near Kingston, Ont. They’ve been safeguarding a herd of cows from one of the farms in hopes a new government might bring a change in attitude.

APTN’s Annette Francis has this story.

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