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Corrections and Criminal Justice

Among the public sector members of the National Union are thousands of women and men who work in Canada’s justice system. These include Youth Corrections Professionals, Correctional Officers, Probation Officers, Sheriffs, as well as those who work in community-based social services, child protection, youth counsellors and other related social services.

These members of the National Union have a wealth of experience and knowledge that we believe can make an invaluable contribution to the development of public policy and legislation on criminal justice issues.


News on Corrections and Criminal Justice

November 22, 2010

'Needless to say, this had been a difficult bargaining climate.'

November 21, 2010

'More than one-third of individuals in custody in Ontario suffer from some sort of mental illness.'

November 17, 2010

A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says rationale for Harper's crime agenda defies 20-year downtrend crime rates.

November 10, 2010

'A rights-based system makes sense, because it removes politics from the justice system.' - Darryl Walker.

November 8, 2010

'We are criminalizing, incarcerating and warehousing the mentally disordered in large and alarming numbers.'

November 7, 2010

'A message that government negotiators need to discuss members’ concerns, particularly about the issue of overcrowding.'

November 1, 2010

'Polling has told us the public values the public services they receive.' - Joan Jessome.

October 14, 2010

'It's not good for them, it's not good for the community, it's not good for the justice system and it's not good for the health system.' - Justice Minister Alison Redford of Alberta.

October 13, 2010

Worst score among nine British Columbia correctional facilities in Workplace Environment Survey.

October 10, 2010

'He doesn't remember any of the family now. He doesn't know my mom.'