Female inmates lack reintegration programs after being released.
Julie Paul says she’s only heard from her son once since he contracted COVID-19
Penitentiary’s COVID-19 case number surpasses 200 including 74 active and zero deaths
Advocates say Corrections Canada needs to make bold moves to help Indigenous prisoners but is it ready?
The Senate’s Human Rights Committee is set to release a report soon on Canada’s prisons…
Gladue principles are failing in courts; how will they work in correctional system if ‘enshrined’ in law?
The number of Indigenous people being incarcerated in this country keeps rising. That’s a…
Keeping 40 Nunavut inmates in an Ontario jail is costing the Government of Nunavut $11,000 a day. The 40 were shipped south after what RCMP describe as a “riot” at the Baffin Correctional Centre (BCC) in Iqaluit on June 20.
Problems continue with specific claims and Indigenous offenders in prison.
80 per cent of people in Yukon jails Aboriginal
When Whitehorse’s new minimum security jail opened last year, programs for First Nations were said to be a top priority.