This issue highlights a motion introduced in Parliament to abolish capital punishment completely and replace it with a mandatory 25-year sentence before parole. Also included is an article on fewer prisoners being paroled and accompanying statistics, and a piece on the benefits to using prisoners to develop the Canadian north.

KEYWORDS:  Operation Springboard, National Parole Board, earned remission, Inmate Family Services, Solicitor General, Huggessen Report

Coded by: Kate Garrett