Canada’s Prairie Provinces are Failing to Address Systemic Racism in the Criminal Justice System, Experts Say – Press Progress

Canada’s Prairie Provinces are Failing to Address Systemic Racism in the Criminal Justice System, Experts Say – Press Progress

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202145 Views

Manitoba and Saskatchewan have failed to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action

Manitoba and Saskatchewan are failing to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in prisons and jails, experts say.

The TRC’s Calls to Action call upon all levels of government to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in custody, invest in prevention programs, find alternatives to incarceration and produce annual progress reports on these initiatives:

Read More: https://pressprogress.ca/canadas-prairie-provinces-are-failing-to-address-systemic-racism-in-the-criminal-justice-system-experts-say/

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