How to get the numbers down

Champion, Chris
February 1996
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/26/96, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p28
Ponders possible solutions to the spiralling prison costs and growing number of inmates in Canadian prisons. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) wanting to return more low-risk criminals to the community; Brian Evans, Alberta's justice minister, favoring community-based alternatives for such offenders; Reform parliamentary members and others encouraging shorter, yet fiercer prison sentences to deter crime.


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