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“The public sometimes forgets that we’re dealing with the most unpredictable behaviour in the Canadian population,” says Godin, national president of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers. “Le public oublie parfois que nous faisons face aux individus ayant les comportements les plus imprévisibles de la population canadienne», déclare Jason Godin, président national du Syndicat des....
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National President, Jason Godin participated this morning in the CBC Radio show, “The Current” to present the Union’s viewpoint regarding the use of segregation. Click on the icon below to listen to the segment. Last week a coroner’s inquest began investigating the death of Christopher Roy — an inmate at the Matsqui Prison in Abbotsford, British Columbia.....
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Gloria Galloway OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail The Department of Public Safety says 36 per cent of the men working as corrections officers within federal penitentiaries report being affected by post-traumatic stress disorder, a startlingly high number that reflects what the guards say is the dangerous and emotionally corrosive atmosphere within Canada’s prisons. They report being....
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Link to TV News Broadcast Senator Bob Runciman is criticizing the leadership of Corrections Canada. Just over a week ago, Canada’s Prison Watchdog released his annual report on the state of the prison system. And Runciman says it points to the need for sweeping reforms in the treatment of certain inmates. Newswatch’s Heather Senoran explains.....
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Link to CKWS TV News Report More than two years after Kingston penitentiary was mothballed — Canada’s prison watchdog is still questioning whether it was the right decision. Howard Sapers has just come out with his annual report on the state of the correctional system. He’s raising red flags about prison over-crowding and the treatment....
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