Colten Boushie’s death and the subsequent acquittal of his killer has fuelled loud calls for reforms to Canada’s criminal justice system and its treatment of the Indigenous. Why has it taken so long?
Broken system: Why is a quarter of Canada’s prison population Indigenous?
The long read: Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime
Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it? | News | The Guardian
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In this animated interview, the sociologist Bruce Western explains the current inevitability of prison for certain demographics of young black men.
The Racism of Mass Incarceration, Visualized: an Interview With Bruce Western – The Atlantic
Exclusive videos obtained by CBC News and Radio-Canada show examples of prison guards punching, slapping or kneeing inmates in Ontario and Quebec jails, underscoring the ongoing push to blanket all correctional facilities with surveillance cameras.
Prison beatings caught on video at Ontario and Quebec jails – Canada – CBC News