Below are some resources to assist you in understanding more about the provincial and federal justice and correctional systems in Canada.
Please note that the content in the Articles of Interest does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Redemption Prison Ministry staff, Board of Directors or supporters.
Articles of Interest
- Don’t train inmates for ‘jobs of yesterday,’ corrections officials told An inmate at Riverbend Institution in Saskatchewan gets experience in welding as part of the CORCAN job-training program.
- Feds rehire some non-Christian prison chaplains The federal government is restoring religious counselling services to some non-Christian federal prisoners in British Columbia, but officials deny they are reversing cuts made last year.
- Female native inmates on rise The rising number of aboriginal women behind bars in Canada is “nothing short of a crisis,” yet Ottawa pays little more than lip service to public calls for change, concludes a new study prepared for Public Safety Canada.