Canada’s Prisons Are the ‘New Residential Schools’

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By Nancy Macdonald

TORONTO (Macleans) - A months-long investigation reveals that at every step, Canada’s justice system is set against Indigenous people.

Canada’s crime rate just hit a 45-year low. It’s been dropping for years—down by half since peaking in 1991. Bizarrely, the country recently cleared another benchmark, when the number of people incarcerated hit an all-time high. Dig a little further into the data, and an even more disquieting picture emerges.

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JULY 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 12


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