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Push for prison reform growing across Canada

Prison in Sherbrooke

We have all been horrified by the death of Soleiman Faqiri while in custody in Ontario, and are standing with the family to demand answers.  Mr. Faqiri's death was the latest of fifteen deaths last year at a correctional facility, or at a hospital following a transfer from a facility, in Ontario.  These deaths are the most awful consequence of the heedless expansion of the prison system over the past decade.

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B.C. criminal justice system in crisis

April 19, 2012
| Christy Clark launched a comprehensive review of the province’s justice system two months. A new report prepared for the B.C. Civil Liberties Association says this review won't fix what's broken.
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Hundreds of Manitoba Justice and Corrections workers took to the streets of Winnipeg to protest government inaction on jail overcrowding, growing probation caseloads, and remand backlogs.
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