The John Howard Society has been busy following all health directives relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the COVID-19 threat level has been diminished JHS staff will begin to transition back to work on Monday June 15th. We continue to...Read More
For the full story please follow the link below: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/prison-abuse-1.5024420Read More
BC court ruled indefinite solitary confinement in Canadian prisons ruled unconstitutional! Bravo John Howard Canada and the BC Civil Liberties Association.
For full artical: https://bccla.org/news/2018/01/bc-supreme-court-ends-indefinite-solitary-confinement-federal-prisons-across-canada/Read More
A new Segregation policy for adult prisons in Newfoundland and Labrador was announced on October 4, 2017, based on 18 recommendations of the Segregation Review Committee. Read the Telegram story here:Read More
The John Howard Society of Canada knows that Public Safety is very important to all Canadians. However, it is in our view that the government’s “Tough on Crime” policies will actually produce the opposite results. For more information please head to...Read More
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association has received a grant from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to develop an online civil liberties information portal. This portal will provide strategic, interactive online tools to empower vulnerable populations, enabling them to share...Read More