During Trudeau’s first 5 years in government, the proportion of inmates who are Indigenous increased by 4.5% a year, more than under Harper.
A recent criminal case regarding a Lethbridge trans woman found that the local prison puts unnecessary punishment on trans inmates.
The Canadian government is changing the criminal code to address racism in the federal justice system. Kaycee Madu doesn’t like it.
In 2019, Indigenous people made up over 30% of the incarcerated population in Canada. In 2001, it was 17.59%.
Corrections Service Canada announced that staff at the prison in Kingston, Ontario, seized several packages near the outside barrier. They contained a lot of stuff.