Tag Archive: mental health

Solitary confinement – A first hand account

November 13, 2018

This post is about 1200 words and can be read in 5-6 minutes. This post was provided by a former prisoner who wishes to remain anonymous.  In light of the current controversy around solitary confinement in Canada, a first-hand account...

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Can Canadian prisons be improved?

September 20, 2018 | , , , ,

This post is 800 words and can be read in about 4 minutes. The new head of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has been given a huge mandate for change in that organization, which operates Canada’s federal prisons and...

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The worrying state of Canadian prisons

October 29, 2017 |

A previous post referenced the important work done by the Office of the Correctional Investigator, which gives an outside perspective on the state and problems of federal prisons in Canada.  The previous Correctional Investigator, Howard Sapers, is now leading an...

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