Northern Reflections: A Mean Place Gets Meaner

Tondra MacCharles reports this morning that, in Canada’s prisons, the number of violent assaults is on the rise: Over the past three years, ending March 31, 2012, the total number of assaults Correctional Services Canada reported behind bars rose from 1,415 in 2009/10, to 1,566 in 2010/11, to 1,669 in 2011/12. That’s an increase of ...