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Federal prison chaplains reach first contract agreement, union says

OTTAWA — The union representing federal prison chaplains says it has reached a tentative contract agreement with their employer that includes wage increases and...

Few federal inmates moved from solitary after external reviews, new data show

TORONTO — Independent reviews of the hundreds of inmates placed in segregation over the past year found only a handful were inappropriate, new government...

Bill Blair says prison segregation oversight panel will get the data it needs

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is stepping in to ensure an advisory panel tasked with overseeing the segregation of federal inmates will get the...

Panel overseeing prison segregation says they were blocked from doing their work

OTTAWA — An independent panel tasked with overseeing segregation of inmates in federal prisons says the Correctional Service of Canada blocked it from doing its job. In...

Inmates kept in prison too long for lack of halfway houses: auditor

OTTAWA — Canada's auditor general says hundreds of federal prisoners are having their parole delayed only because the Correctional Service of Canada doesn't have...

Prison watchdog slams investigation of deadly riot in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA — The federal prison watchdog is accusing the Correctional Service of Canada of withholding information and misleading the public about a deadly 2016 riot at the Saskatchewan...

Officers decry ‘offensive’ limits on cannabis use planned by RCMP, other forces

OTTAWA — Some police forces are implementing nonsensical and downright offensive policies that prohibit or severely limit off-duty cannabis use, says a national association that...

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