Canada Jails

Prisons Watchdog: Federal Officials Withholding Info On Powerful Drugs

CP | Adam Miller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Politics

Federal correctional authorities are getting in the way of an investigation into drug-prescribing practices for inmates by withholding relevant inform...

Modern Canadian Jails Designed Against Helicopter Jailbreaks: Expert

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Two brazen jailbreaks from Quebec correctional facilities involving the use of helicopters may have shocked everyday Canadians, but security...

Althia Raj

How Much Will Tory Prison Reforms Cost? Um.. | Althia Raj | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA – Justice Minister Peter MacKay is forging ahead with plans to jail some prisoners for life despite the government’s acknowledgment that it...

Disturbing Finding On Prison Guards Reported

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Canada's prison guards are essentially being left to their own devices when it comes to treating inmates with basic human respect, according...

The Death Penalty? Canada Can Do Better Than That

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

As jurors in the Tori Stafford decide fate of accused child killer Michael Rafferty, the gruesome details of the case have renewed calls to bring back the death penalty in such brutal murders.

Tories' Super-Prisons 'Already Here', Critics Say

Postmedia | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada

The Correctional Service of Canada will build maximum-security cellblocks inside medium-security prisons in Ontario and Manitoba, a move some observer...