Project 2

Project 2

Published on 21 February 2022
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Transcript
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The current situation
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National conviction rate of all Canadians is an average of 37, 854 adults a day
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Provinces with conviction rates higher than national average; Manitoba (201/ 100,000), Saskatchewan (215/100,000), Alberta (108/100,000), PEI (82/100,000)
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Territories with conviction rates higher than national average; Yukon (206/100,000), Northwest Territories (534/100,000), Nunavut (667/100,000) *** relatively small populations cause inaccurate rates so jurisdictional comparisons shouldn’t necessarily be made
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In Saskatchewan, if you are indigenous you are 33 times more likely to get incarcerated and a black man who is 6 times more likely than a white man.
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The percent of adults in remand (waiting to be trialed or sentenced) is significantly higher than people already convicted – people in custody % of people in remand in provinces/territories Ontario (72%) Nova Scotia (71%) Alberta (71%) Yukon (70%) Manitoba (68%) British Columbia (67%) Nunavut (56%) NWT (54%) New Brunswick (53%) Saskatchewan (51%)
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And below 50% is, Newfoundland and Labrador (46%) Quebec (45%) PEI (29%) Out of all female convictions 42 % of them are Indegenous while in society they account for aprox 1.5%