The federal Status of Women committee has issued a report and has given the government until 2025 to narrow the gap between the rate of Indigenous and non-Indigenous women who are incarcerated.
Nearly two decades after the landmark court decision on Gladue sentencing and Indigenous offenders, lawyers say there are no national standards for implementing the ruling and too many Indigenous people are behind bars.
Two correctional officers and two managers were fired recently at the maximum security prison in Edmonton.
Todd Lamirande APTN News Canada’s Correctional Investigator said the number of Indigenous people locked up…
A case to be heard before the Supreme Court of Canada Thursday involving a Metis man could have far-reaching impacts across the prison system, including helping Indigenous female inmates.
One of two men, who took part in the violent attacks against two women in Winnipeg in Nov. 2014, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.
Personal experience backs up facts that Indigenous inmates fair worse in Canada’s jails
(( Wendy Scott in a Facebook photo posted in 2008. The Crown stayed a murder…