Tag Archive: Prison

Informed Opinion: the CCRA at 30- 2

November 2, 2022

  Post #204 About 1130 words; 6 minutes to read. Audio summary by volunteer Bella Kiss. This post is a response to the CCRA by Iridian Grenada, who has spent many years in Canadian prisons.  His work has appeared on...

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Prisoner experience 9 – Visits (part 2)

December 10, 2021

Post #182 980 words; 4 minutes to read This audio summary courtesy of volunteer Averi Brailey. This first part of this post of a prisoner’s experience with visits  was published on November 30.  That post also references earlier posts in...

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Prison experience part 4.

July 25, 2020 |

This post is 1500 words; 6 minutes to read. This is the fourth in an ongoing series of posts sent to us by a former prisoner who wishes to remain anonymous.  Previous posts in this series are here (#1), here...

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John Howard Canada adds podcast series

April 4, 2020 | ,

John Howard Canada is creating a series of podcasts in which former prisoners talk about their experience in prison and re-entering the community. “Voices Inside and Out” talks with people who’ve actually walked through those gates; their personal stories and...

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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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Financial facts on Canadian prisons

August 23, 2018

This post is about 600 words and can be read in 3 minutes. Canada’s jail and prison system is expensive.  Here are some facts: Total spending and comparisons Total (federal, provincial and municipal) public spending on criminal justice in Canada...

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