Opinion

Our prisons are full of men

It’s Canadian Men’s Health Week, a time to remember that 93 per cent of federal inmates are men. Many are from minorities and struggle with mental health and substance abuse issues.

In Canada there is a lack of public support systems in place that would help prevent people from entering the justice system in the first place, writes Britney Dennison. Photograph courtesy of Michael Coghlan

By BRITNEY DENNISON

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:00 AM

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