In this file photo, B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on May 31, 2022. On Oct. 3, 2022, she announced new supports for people exiting correctional facilities in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. expanding post-prison support services to all 10 correctional facilities

Length of support also expanding from 30 to 90 days


Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre. (Black Press Media files)

Grateful mom says B.C. jail turned her son around after vicious hammer attack

Man makes transformation at Vancouver Island correctional centre thanks to staff support


Surrey Pretrial in Newton. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

B.C. transgender inmate to get human rights hearing after being held in mostly male jail

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal member Amber Prince on March 3 dismissed the pretrial’s application to have Makayla Sandve’s complaint dismissed



Officer from Maple Ridge prison lost career to PTSD

Bringing human rights complaint against BC Corrections

Surrey Pretrial centre in Newton. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey Pretrial hit with human rights complaint over mattress

The inmate who lodged the complaint said he needed a second mattress to help him manage his arthritis

Surrey Pretrial centre in Newton. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)