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The B.C. government has paid out millions of dollars to inmates in provincial jails to settle lawsuits filed in recent years, The Vancouver Sun has learned. 839 more words
A distraught man charged in a series of West End stabbings attempted suicide inside North Fraser Pre-trial jail Friday, just days after being taken off suicide watch. 703 more words
A chronic offender being held on Alpha East in North Fraser Pre-trial Centre was found dead in his cell Sunday night.
And the circumstances were suspicious enough that the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in to investigate. 136 more words
We have known for some time that conditions in B.C. jails leave a lot to be desired. North Fraser and Surrey Pre-trials, as well as Fraser and Kamloops Regional Correctional Centres are very overcrowded. 137 more words
Premier Christy Clark announced Monday that a new correctional facility will be built north of Oliver to serve the Okanagan region. This facility has been promised for some time, but it took a while to figure out a suitable location. 72 more words
Correctional officers in B.C. jails already have a tough job with overcrowding and an increasing number of gangsters incarcerated.
But things have deteriorated to the point where inmates are sometimes throwing feces at them as they go about their duties. 193 more words