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Yukon government vows to improve jail conditions for inmates struggling with mental health issues

 

Shirley McLean
APTN News
Almost four years after a group of inmates launched human rights complaints against a correctional centre in Whitehorse, the Yukon government is now pledging to improve conditions for inmates with mental health issues.

That’s according to a new settlement agreement the Yukon government has signed with the territory’s human rights commission.

Shirley McLean reports.

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2 Responses to “Yukon government vows to improve jail conditions for inmates struggling with mental health issues”

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    Tyler BigChild July 28, 2018 at 9:01 pm #

    Its about time…The entire system needs to be realigned…Baby steps hey…

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    Tyler BigChild February 19, 2019 at 9:35 pm #

    Its about time…The entire system needs to be realigned…Baby steps hey…