Posts Tagged "Correctional Service of Canada"

Conservatives closed the prison farms, got it all wrong about the skills deficit in the economy

Ted Hsu

When the Prison Farms were closed in 2010, the Conservative government’s rationale was written down in a letter from Public Safety Minister, Vic Toews, to the House of Commons committee on Public Safety and National Security CSC has been gradually phasing…

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How does the Hamilton CCC half-way house closure affect Kingston?

Ted Hsu

Late last spring, an individual, who wishes to remain anonymous, first brought the closure of the Hamilton Community Correctional Centre to my attention. Specifically, good corrections practices recommends that offenders at the half-way house stage be near their communities of origin so…

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Pending sale of former prison farm land: no information forthcoming from Correctional Service of Canada

Ted Hsu

Update March 26, 2014: The Government responded to my order paper question in the House of Commons. The purchaser was the Royal Kingston Curling Club. The price was $18,500. The closing date was October 31, 2013. A Notice of Intent…

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