No new Indigenous consultations after McClintic transfer: minister responds to interview – Globalnews.ca

No new Indigenous consultations after McClintic transfer: minister responds to interview – Globalnews.ca

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2019250 Views

January 19, 2019

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is not refuting top Correctional Service Canada bureaucrats who told Global News in an exclusive interview there is no increased consultation with Indigenous communities regarding who gets into a healing lodge.

After the transfer of child killer Terri-Lynne McClintic to Saskatchewan’s Okimaw Ohci lodge sparked national outrage, she was sent to a traditional prison in November, and Goodale announced a number of policy changes for all female offender transfers.

He billed those changes as new, saying, “CSC will now consider additional factors,” such as offender behaviour and sentence length.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/4867245/no-additional-indigenous-consultations-mcclintic-transfer-minister/

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