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The Transformation of Federal Corrections for Women

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1 Although the task force recommended that five regional facilities be constructed (in addition to an Aboriginal Healing Lodge), it stated that it would be satisfied with the construction of four facilities if the Exchange of Services Agreements between the province of British Columbia and the federal government to accommodate federal offenders at the Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women continued to adhere to the underlying principles embodied within its report.

2 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada, Offender Management System, September 5, 1999

3 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada, Offender Management System, September 5, 1999.

4 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada, Offender Management System, September 5, 1999.

5 Schedule 1 offences are violent crimes and other sexual offences (e.g. assault, kidnapping, robbery, arson, and sexual assault).

6 Non-Scheduled offences are those other than first- and second-degree murder, sexual offences, violent crimes, drug offences, or conspiracy to commit serious drug offences.

7 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada, Offender Management System, September 5, 1999.

8 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada, Offender Management System, September 5, 1999.

9 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada. Cost of Maintaining Offenders - Fiscal Year 1998/1999, Ottawa: Finance, Correctional Service Canada, March 20, 2000.

10 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada, Offender Management System, August 20, 1999.

11 Source: Canada. Correctional Service Canada, Offender Management System, September 5, 1999.

12 Source: Canada. National Parole Board. Performance Monitoring Report: 1998-1999 (Table 95), Ottawa: Performance Measurement Division, National Parole Board, 1999, p. 68, 76.

13 Note: the figures above do not take into account offenders serving indeterminate or life sentences, as these offenders will remain subject to conditions and supervision for the rest of their lives.