Northern Reflections: Imprisoning The Disadvantaged

Howard Sapers, the ombudsman for Corrections Canada, released a report yesterday on the aboriginal population in this nation’s prisons. His findings should disturb all Canadians, native and non-native. The lead editorial in today’s Toronto Star repeats some of Sapers’ findings: Sapers points out that the 3,400 First Nations, Metis and Inuit prisoners in federal prisons ...