Monthly Archives: October 2013

Keep people out of prisons

While a great many of the questions Andrew Coyle has been asked during his appearance at the Ashley Smith inquest have been about the most serious end of things, i.e. dealing with segregation (or whatever one wishes to call it), … Continue reading

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Resource Issues

Commissioner Don Head testified at the Ashley Smith inquest today. He kept going back to resource issues and his budget. He actually said, at one point, “my money” …. as in, he has limited resources and he has to decide … Continue reading

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Why Wait?

Both the Toronto Star and the Globe & Mail have posted editorials arguing that, as per the Office of the Correctional Investigator report Risky Business which I wrote about in my last post, mentally ill inmates should be provided the … Continue reading

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