No End to Abusive Solitary Confinement

November 30, 2022

JHSC Press Release – Abusive Solitary Confinement Three years ago today the legislative changes that the federal government assured us would end abusive solitary confinement took effect.  There was sufficient scope for discretion in those legislative changes that their implementation...

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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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The Future of Parole – brief by Graham Stewart

June 26, 2019 |

Presumptive Gradual Release For submission to the Parole Board of Canada Academic Think Tank on Community Corrections 2019 An Opinion Graham Stewart With this paper it is my intention to encourage discussion about the potential benefits of parole decision-making based...

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JHS Canada Statement re: CCLA report “Set up to Fail”

For Immediate Release July 23, 2014 Statement by Catherine Latimer, Executive Director of the John Howard Society of Canada on the need to fix our broken bail system. “Today, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) released a comprehensive study calling...

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The True Cost of Tough on Crime

July 18, 2012

Press Release Catherine Gogan and Catherine Latimer, National Post · Jul. 18, 2012 In a recent article (“The payoff for being tough on crime”, July 11), Public Safety Minister Vic Toews claims that the John Howard Society “distorts the facts,”...

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