Tag Archive: education

Massive changes needed in prison system: Senate report

September 24, 2021

Post #177 740 words; 3 minute read 30 second audio summary courtesy of volunteer Averi Brailey. Canada’s prison system would be totally transformed if the recommendations in a recent Senate report  were adopted, though the report seems to have garnered...

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In Canada, more immigration means less crime

July 25, 2021

Post # 173 550 words; 3 minutes to read Voice summary thanks to volunteer Averi Brailey. Most Canadians understand that immigration is good for our country and indeed essential to maintain our current level of prosperity.  But one of the...

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Prisons around the world

April 27, 2021

Post #167 650 words; 3 minutes to read Dr Baz Dreisinger is a professor of writing at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.  In this work she has been very involved in programs that teach...

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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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Lack of education and training in Canadian prisons

December 7, 2020

Post #158 775 words; 3 minutes to read One of the clearest findings about imprisoned people in Canada is that the vast majority have serious deficits in their education that make it harder for them to find work and support...

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Prisoners on Prisons

September 28, 2020

Post # 151 710 words; 3 minutes to read Most Canadians have very little sense of what it is like to be in prison.  Perhaps most people don’t care, on the theory that ‘if you are in prison it’s for...

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