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Pay the prisoner, save the taxpayer?

William Deverell

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William Deverell, internationally acclaimed B.C. writer, environmental activist, civil libertarian and criminal lawyer who is a multi-award-winning crime novelist with 14 titles to date and creator of CBC TV’s long-running dramatic series Street Legal.

Pay the prisoner, save the taxpayer?
In Canada, crime pays. Just not very much. That’s why there’s a movement from inside and outside of the prison walls to give Canada’s federal inmates a raise, despite stern resistance from the federal government.
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