British Columbia - Prisoners' Rights

A report released earlier this week by BC’s auditor general highlights many problems within BC’s provincial prison system. The report found that “lack of attention to performance management,...
Keywords: Government Policy, Prisoners' Rights, British Columbia
Is it in the public interest to ensure that prisoners have access to life saving medication? That was the situation faced by the Community Legal Assistance Society's client. He was denied his HIV...
Keywords: Health, Prisoners' Rights, British Columbia
A group of B.C. lawyers providing duty counsel services have announced their plan to disrupt the system through a refusal to provide services. They will target the beginning of 2012 to stop serving...
Keywords: Alberta, Legal Aid, Prisoners' Rights, British Columbia
Justice for Girls, a Vancouver-based advocacy group for girls in poverty, released preliminary results from a multi-year study on girls’ experiences in prisons in Western Canada entitled Locking Them...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Prisoners' Rights, Women, British Columbia