Human Rights – October 4, 2017

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Human Rights – October 4, 2017

The committee resumes its study on the human rights of prisoners in the correctional system. Witnesses discuss issues such as sentencing for women, rehabilitation services, and security classification of Indigenous offenders.

Senators hear from the following witnesses: Nancy Wrenshall (criminal justice consultant); Mary E. Campbell (former director general, Corrections and Conditional Release, Public Safety Canada); Janet-Sue Hamilton (retired warden, Edmonton Institution for Women); and Kelly Hannah-Moffat (vice-president of human resources and equity, and professor of criminology and sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto).