Canadian Prisons

Canada’s prison system needs to provide more rehabilitation options for drug addiction

Canada’s prison system provides too few resources or programs for people suffering from drug addiction—all it does is make the situation worse.Continue...

Capay case highlights prison culture of human rights violations

While the ethics of solitary confinement are a long-standing debate, Canada’s approach to confinement is a pressing point of contention.Continue...

Down Inside: a glimpse into Canadian prisons

Thousands of citizens are incarcerated in Canadian prisons every year, housed in over 200 different facilities. In his new book, Down Inside , Kingston author Robert Clark offers a glimpse into the realities of life behind these closed doors.Continue...

Senator's comment distracts from issue

Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu stirred up controversy when he said that prisoners convicted of murder should be given the tools to commit suicide.Continue...