Crime continues to decline in Canada

April 30, 2022 |

Post #190 950 words; 4 minutes to read One of the main regular sources of data on criminal justice in Canada is the annual ‘Police Reported Crime’ report.  The most recent report was released in the summer of 2021, and...

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Correctional Investigator’s latest annual report

April 14, 2022 |

Post # 189 980 words; 4 minutes to read. Audio summary courtesy of volunteer Averi Brailey. The Correctional Investigator is responsible for dealing with complaints about Canada’s prisons.  His annual report is often very revealing about the state of these...

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Voices Inside & Out

February 22, 2022 |

Walking through prison gates for the first time is a terrifying experience, regardless of the length of sentence. Walking back out again as a free individual can be just as terrifying, and traumatic. Voices Inside and Out talks with people...

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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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