Crown prosecutors are asking the British Columbia Supreme Court to designate a man convicted of several sex offenses as a dangerous offender.
Prisoners at the Whitehorse correctional centre are being cut off Methadone.
Methadone is used to treat drug addictions and is commonly used in other prisons in Canada.
The federal government won’t be making any changes as a result of the hard-hitting report from Canada’s correctional investigator released Thursday which again sounded the alarm over a growing crisis involving rising rates of First Nation, Inuit and Metis people behind bars.
Canada’s corrections investigator is worried about the numbers of prisoners who are harming themselves.
The Tory government has proposed new legislation that they say is designed to get “tough on crime.”
Imprisoned Aboriginal women are falling through the cracks of failing rehabilitation programs in federal penitentiaries, critics say.
The number of Aboriginal people who get Canada’s equivalent of a life sentence is hugely out of proportion.
The number of Aboriginal people who get Canada’s equivalent of a life sentence is hugely…