Dorchester Institution

  • Michael Leblanc


Contribution to the dialogue on Canada’s federal penitentiary system and the need for penal reform.


Correctional Service Canada (no date) National and Regional Ethnocultural Advisory Committee, Ottawa. Retrieved from

Farrell MacDonald, S., L.-A. Keown, H. Boudreau, R. Gobeil and K. Wardrop (2015) Prevalence of Psychotropic Medication Prescription among Federal Off enders (Research Report R-373), Ottawa: Correctional Service Canada. Retrieved from

Office of the Correctional Investigator (2013) A Case Study of Diversity in Corrections: The Black Inmate Experience in Federal Penitentiaries, Ottawa. Retrieved from

Public Safety Canada (2017) Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview: 2016 Annual Report, Ottawa: Public Works and Government Services Canada.

Tutton, Michael (2016) “Advocates call for racial diversity as fi gures show ‘judiciary of whiteness’”, Globe and Mail – July 18. Retrieved from https://beta.theglobeandmail.
com/news/national/advocates-call-for-racial-diversity-as-fi gures-show-judiciary-ofwhiteness/article30959027/?ref=