Carceral States

Lake Ontario drainage basin, showing all correctional facilities. As elsewhere in Canada, there is an over-representation of Indigenous people in the Ontario criminal justice system; 9% of the prison population compared to 1.7% of the overall population (2001 data).

Sources: www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca; www.csc-scc.gc.ca; J. Rudin, “Aboriginal Peoples and the Criminal Justice System,” (2005).

Gina Badger, Temagami Crescent (2012). Contact: temagami.crescent [AT] gmail [DOT] com

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