Reforms aim to reduce over-representation of Black, Indigenous people in jail

OTTAWA — The federal government is expected to introduce today long-awaited reforms aimed at reducing the over-representation of Black, racialized and Indigenous people in Canada’s criminal justice system. Legislation to be introduced by Justice Minister David Lametti will likely address two long-standing items on the minister’s plate: reforming or scrapping

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Some provinces yet to say when jail inmates to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Stephanie Taylor, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:43AM EST A director at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association believes provinces should set targets for vaccinating inmates in provincial jails — something half of jurisdictions have yet to do. The Correctional Service of Canada has started vaccinations for federal

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