Statistics reveal Canadian prisons becoming more violent places

Correctional Service Canada statistics indicate that rates of violence among inmates in federal prisons are outpacing the country's prison population growth.

July 11, 2014

Federal government threatens to share medicinal marijuana patient information with law enforcement

With the switch from the old regulation to the Conservatives' new "Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulation", licence holders will only be allowed to purchase dried cannabis via mail order.

March 17, 2014

Correctional Service Canada ignores repeated calls for reform on solitary confinement

Stakeholders outside and inside the Canadian penal system maintain that there are effective and cost-efficient alternatives to solitary confinement.
March 14, 2014

Boom in temporary migrant workers creates vulnerable workforce and increases inequality

A "migrant workers boom" is underway in Canada, which not only increases the vulnerability of these workers, but also undermines wages and conditions for all workers in Canada.

March 18, 2013