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May 10, 2010

Federal women inmates are primarily poor or homeless, undereducated and suffering from addictions or mental health problems.

March 18, 2010

NUPGE calls for thorough review of legislation with the involvement of front-line workers in the sector rather than piecemeal approach to changing the law.

January 13, 2010

'Our proposals will focus on winnable issues that resolve long standing inequities.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.

October 12, 2009

'The main goal has to be public safety. Providing support, supervision and rehabilitation programs upon an offender's release into the community is critical.' - James Clancy.

October 7, 2009

Increasing incarceration of people with mental issues is cruel and unusual punishment – NUPGE.

September 21, 2009

Experts from across the country will join representatives of Canada's justice workers to assess the growing crisis posed by mental health problems in correctional facilities.

May 7, 2009

Similar programs are already operating in Ontario and Saskatchewan.

March 25, 2009

NUPGE urges federal justice minister to use stimulus money to begin "massive investment" in new and upgraded correctional facilities across Canada.

October 12, 2006

The proposed 'tough on crime' legislation would exacerbate an already critical situation in our provincial correctional facilities.