Recommended links

The following web links are provided in an effort to locate useful, up-to-date information regarding the correctional, institutional and parole system in Canada. If you would like to suggest relevant links for inclusion in this list, please let us know.

The safe return of offenders to the community

“Citizens have a right to know how well the system is operating and what measures are being taken to promote and improve public safety. This document is intended to provide interested Canadians with useful and accurate statistics regarding the safe return of federal offenders to the community.”

Courtesy of Correctional Service of Canada

Institutional profiles – Atlantic region

“The Atlantic Region consists of four provinces, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. The region operates four institutions for male offenders and one institution for women offenders.”

Courtesy of Correctional Service of Canada

Victim services

“This Web site is one tool victims can use to find easy-to-access, up-to-date information as they interact with the criminal justice and correctional systems.”

Courtesy of Correctional Service of Canada

National parole statistics

“The Board is an independent administrative tribunal that has exclusive authority under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to grant, deny, cancel, terminate or revoke day parole and full parole.”

Courtesy of Correctional Service of Canada

Adult correctional services

“Canada’s incarceration rate in 2003/04, including individuals held in federal, provincial and territorial systems, was at its lowest level since 1981/82.”

Courtesy of Statistics Canada