Minister addresses jail segregation practices

by Derek Neary - October 24, 2018

Justice Minister Jeannie Ehaloak gave some insight into segregation practices at Baffin Correctional Centre (BCC) during a statement in the legislative assembly on Wednesday. There were 187 instances where prisoners were placed in administrative segregation in 2017-18, of which 39 occasions exceeded 15 days. Eighteen of those 39 were voluntary placements, 13 were because the…

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