A model of misinformation – The CSC Annual Report

January 13, 2021 |

Post # 160 About 900 words; 3-4 minutes to read. Transparency is an often used word but seldom observed practice in government.  Nowhere is this contradiction between theory and practice more evident than in the annual report of the Correctional...

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Action on Solitary Confinement

November 29, 2020 |

Post # 157 For the last two weeks, John Howard Canada has partnered with several other organizations to promote awareness of the problem of solitary confinement in Canada’s prisons.  Notwithstanding several court decisions and new legislation last year, the problems...

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One experience of segregation

November 18, 2020 |

This post was first published in November, 2018 on our blog. It gives one person’s experience of solitary confinement in a Canadian provincial jail. It is republished in connection with the current ‘Spotlight on Solitary’ campaign. More information on that...

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The desire to punish

November 18, 2020 |

Post #155 660 words; 3 minutes to read One of the biggest debates in criminal justice is about the role of punishment.  But an important question is where does the desire to punish come from, a desire that seems  to...

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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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