Canada’s Prison Numbers and Costs Are Rising
Ontario — Canada's prisons were a little fuller last year, with an almost 1 percent increase in the rate of adults serving time, according to the Toronto Sun.
Canadian Officials Address Inmate Population Growth
Inmate populations are increasing in Canada — hitting an all-time average high of 1,429 for the 2008-2009 year, an increase of 69 percent over the average remand count five years ago.
Canada’s Omnibus Crime Bill Impacts Criminal Justice System
Anticrime legislation in Canada could result in a surge of inmates entering its prison facilities.
Trailer Possibly Used To Smuggle Drugs Into Prison
A horse trailer may have been used to smuggle a large quantity of drugs into a Maple Ridge prison.
New Brunswick Plans Two Prisons
New Brunswick is developing two new prisons designed for LEED certification that will deliver a total of 40 cells for a combined cost of $56 million.
By Stephanie Thum
Dorchester Penitentiary, a 466-inmate, medium-security facility in New Brunswick, Canada, is home to the first large-scale wind turbine erected by the Correctional Service of Canada and the largest installation on Canadian government property.
Closer to Home
By Morgan Jones
Canada creates a domestic maximum-security facility for female inmates.
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