Parole -- Canada  

Doc Zone State of Incarceration

Canada’s crime rate is at its lowest point in more than 40 years. So why are we spending hundreds of millions of dollars to get tough on crime now? More prisons cells, tougher laws for parole, more mandatory minimum sentences: they are all now part of Canada’s high-cost justice system, and they are all ideas that failed in the United ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:21
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/18/2014

The National Restorative Justice: Capacity for Forgiveness

What are the limits of your capacity to forgive? It’s something a remarkable BC woman spent years considering before she made one of the most difficult decisions imaginable. Debbie Warsing not only makes peace with her stepson years after he tortured her and murdered her two small children, she even supports his bid for freedom. As Duncan McCue reports, this ...
  • 2010
  • 00:11:52
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Witness House of Secrets

Placing violent offenders in the custody of a halfway house is usually met with fierce resistance by most communities, afraid they might slip out of their midst. But how justified is the public's dread of halfway houses and their residents? What really goes on behind the walls of these dreaded institutions? What this documentary uncovers will fascinate and disturb viewers.
  • 1997
  • 00:50:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 1994 After the Crime: Is Justice Served?

The issues of punishment, rehabilitation, parole and recidivism are the focus for looking at how Canada's justice system deals with repeat offenders.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1994

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