Protesting Bill C-10

Nov. 8, 2011: 300 Winnipeggers demonstrated at the Manitoba Legislature and the Winnipeg Remand Centre to urge the Manitoba Government to join Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador in opposing the Harper government’s omnibus crime bill, misleadingly titled the Safe Streets and Communities Act (aka Bill C-10).

Protesting Bill C-10 at the Manitoba Legislative Building 



Special Report on Aboriginal Corrections

Joining the John Howard Society press conference, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’s Dennis White Bird speaks about the recommendations brought out by the Special Report on Aboriginal Corrections by the Canadian Correctional Investigator.

Special Report on Aboriginal Justice



Pamphlets and Brochures:

Prisoners’ Justice Day 2013 – Brochure 

Prisoners Justice Day 2013 Newsletter

Prisoner’s Justice Day is a day of mourning, remembrance, advocacy and protest when prisoners and prisoner advocates can give a voice to some of the stories of injustice and human rights abuses that occur within the prison system.


Web Links:

John Howard Society of Canada (National Office):

John Howard Society of Brandon:

Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba:

Onashowewin – Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Restorative Justice Program:

GAIN – Gang Action Inter-Agency Network: 

Ndinawe – (NDINAWEMAAGANAG ENDAAWAAD INC.) – an integrated service organization for youth, focusing on Shelter, Culture, Recreation, Education, Outreach and Support

Correctional Services of Canada:

Juristat; Statistics Canada (Statistics and research related to Canadian Justice issues):