Ottawa

Tough on prison guards

Prison guards are planning to protest outside the Prime Minister’s constituency office.

“Our members are telling us that today’s prisons are a much more violent place than they were six years ago when the Conservatives took power,” he said. “The current ‘tough on crime’ approach is not working when it comes to handling Canada’s prison population.”

See previously: What’s going on in Canada’s prisons?What are we going to do with all these prisoners? and A record number of inmates

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