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‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery gets approval for transfer to Canadian prison

July 11, 2013

Vancouver’s “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery has been approved for transfer from federal prison in the U.S., where he has been serving time since 2010. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Aboriginal woman settles lawsuit over 3½ years solitary confinement

May 22, 2013
Aboriginal woman settles lawsuit over 3½ years solitary confinement

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it has resolved a lawsuit against the government of Canada filed on behalf of a 26-year-old aboriginal woman from Saskatchewan who was held in solitary confinement in a federal prison for more than 3½ years. CBC | British Columbia News

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UN gang associate sues federal government after prison attack

March 26, 2013

A convicted United Nations gang associate has filed a lawsuit against the federal government after he was beaten by a rival inside Pacific Institution last April. Ibrahim Ali says the Correctional Service of Canada is liable for the injuries he sustained in the April 4, 2012 attack at the Abbotsford facility and should pay up. [...]

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Comparison of drunk driver and victim offends Surrey family

December 19, 2012

A North Delta woman who killed a Surrey woman while driving drunk wants to be a youth probation officer who would use the experience of her own crime to try to steer others from choosing the path she chose.After she gets out of federal prison, that is. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Inquest starts today

October 29, 2012

A public inquest into the death of an inmate at the federal prison in Agassiz begins Monday.33-year-old Jeremy Phillips was found dead in his cell at Mountain institution in November, 2010.Last year, serial killer Michael McGray – who was Phillips’ cellmate – pleaded guilty to killing Phillips.The inquest is set to go until November 1st.It’s [...]

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