Corrections in Canada: An Interactive Timeline
About this Site
The history of corrections in Canada is fascinating and complex, and deserves to be understood by Canadians of all ages, across the country. Much has changed over the years: not only the institutions involved but also the principles on which they are run.
This website—in the form of an interactive timeline—provides a dynamic, easy-to-navigate historical overview of Canada's corrections system, describing the developments of the last 170 years with the help of stories, chronologies, images and other media elements. It relates that history to corrections today, illuminating the many advancements that have been—and continue to be—made