Members of the Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a fact-finding mission to Western Canada penitentiaries and held public hearings as part of their study on the human rights of prisoners. This photo essay offers rare glimpses behind the barbed wire and fences of Canada’s prison system.
Stan Daniels Healing Centre Edmonton, Alta.
Public Hearings and Town Hall, ACT Aquatic and Recreation Centre Edmonton, Alta.
Edmonton Institution Edmonton, Alta.
Edmonton Institution for Women Edmonton, Alta.
Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village Harrison Mills, B.C.
Kent Institution Agassiz, B.C.
Pacific Institution and Regional Treatment Centre Abbotsford, B.C.
Fraser Valley Institution for Women Abbotsford, B.C.