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Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent Canadians
A young suspect was told in bail court he could be thrown in jail for refusing to make his bed at home — one example of how unnecessary bail conditions are helping to clog up the provincial jail system with legally innocent people, the Canadian Civil Libe
Canada's crime rate continued downward trend in 2013
Canada's crime rate fell by eight per cent in 2013 over the previous year, according to police-reported crime numbers released by Statistics Canada, although some offences were reported more frequently, including sexual violations against children.
Canadian teacher detained in Indonesia
The family of a Canadian teacher detained in an Indonesian jail on allegations of child sexual assault has been trying to enlist Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to help win his release.
New Rule Permits Early Release for Thousands of Drug Offenders
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of prisoners serving time for federal drug offenses will be eligible to seek early release beginning next year.
The United States Sentencing Commission, which voted in April to reduce the penalties for most drug crimes, v
California bank robbery, gunbattle leaves 3 dead
Robbers fleeing a California bank took three women hostage and threw two of them from their getaway vehicle, as they fired repeatedly at police during a high-speed chase. Police shot out their tires but the shooting continued, fatally wounding two suspect
Accused Chinese Hacker Of U.S. Systems Arrested In Canada
A Chinese businessman charged with hacking computer systems of U.S. companies with defence contracts remains in custody in Canada. Suspect Su Bin allegedly targeted information on U.S. fighter jet programs, as well as Boeing and its military cargo aircraf
Edward Snowshoe spent 162 days in segregation before suicide
A federal inmate from the Northwest Territories who served time in Manitoba and Alberta committed suicide in 2010 after spending 162 consecutive days in segregation, with corrections officers unaware he had tried to end his life before, an inquiry has fou
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