Criminal Law as a Tool to Address Prisoner Abuse

February 18, 2022

It has been more than 25 years since the Arbour Commission pointed out that the rule of law is not operating behind prison bars.  Madame Justice Arbour stated that it would require other components of the justice system to ensure...

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Add your voice against solitary confinement!

June 10, 2021

Petition 3023 was tabled before Parliament earlier this month. Petition 3023 calls on Parliament to end the practice of abusive solitary confinement, implement measures adding more transparency within federal prisons and ensure the rights of prisoners are safeguarded.  The JHSC...

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Spotlight on Solitary Begins

November 16, 2020 |

Join us and many other correctional law based entities from November 16-30, 2020 as we examine how solitary confinement still exists in Canada. Press Release View our press release below or download it here. Events See the full schedule of...

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John Howard Canada creates LinkedIn page

October 14, 2020

To increase access to its activities, John Howard Canada has created a LinkedIn page that will features some of our work. The link is https://www.linkedin.com/company/john-howard-society/ Feel free to follow us!

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John Howard Canada adds podcast series

April 4, 2020

John Howard Canada is creating a series of podcasts in which former prisoners talk about their experience in prison and re-entering the community. “Voices Inside and Out” talks with people who’ve actually walked through those gates; their personal stories and...

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