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Punishment, imprisonment and reform in Canada

from New France to the present

by AndrГ© Cellard

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Published by Canadian Historical Association in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Corrections -- Canada -- History.,
    • Punishment -- Canada -- History.,
    • Imprisonment -- Canada -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 21-24).

      StatementAndré Cellard.
      SeriesHistorical booklet,, no. 60, Historical booklet (Canadian Historical Association) ;, no. 60.
      ContributionsCanadian Historical Association.
      LC ClassificationsHV9504 .C45 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. ;
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3990896M
      ISBN 100887981879
      LC Control Number2001326954

      At 28 weeks pregnant, Stephanie Deschene was put in leg shackles and handcuffs as she was transferred between Canadian prisons. The day after she gave birth to her son last January, she said.   Harsh beginnings. Canada became a country in with Confederation, but its history of corrections goes back much farther. In the early days, the system was truly one of crime and punishment: people who broke the law suffered harsh consequences, often in could be whipped (called 'flogging') or branded (marked on the skin with burning hot metal); they could be put .

      Punishment and Reform How our justice system can help cut crime ‘Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime’ was more than a clever soundbite; it was a successful approach to criminal justice policy that left crime 43 per cent lower when Labour departed office than when it . Punishment for murder. (1) Every one who commits first degree murder or second degree murder is guilty of an indictable offence and shall be sentenced to imprisonment for life. Minimum punishment (2) For the purposes of Part XXIII, the sentence of imprisonment for life prescribed by this section is a minimum punishment.

      Capital punishment in Canada dates back to Canada's earliest history, including its period as a French colony and, after , its time as a British colony. From to the elimination of the death penalty for murder on J , 1, people had been sentenced to death, and had been executed.   Although this system fails to work, as 68 percent of prisoners return to prison after released, the problem does not lie in the lack of punishment, but rather a .

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Punishment, Imprisonment and Reform in Canada, from New France to the Present André Cellard HISTORICAL BOOKLET No.

Created Date: 1/18/ PM. Get this from a library. Punishment, imprisonment and reform in Canada: from New France to the present. [André Cellard; Canadian Historical Association.].

Punishment, Punishment and reform in Canada, from New France to the present, André Cellard ; translated by Eileen Reardon. Toronto Public Library. Punishment in Disguise: Penal Governance and Federal Imprisonment of Women in Canada BY KELLY HANNAH-MOFFAT (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, )' pages.

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