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Neil Libby's own position was clear. He did not discount the need for just punishment, but he insisted that it should be humane and purposive. He had a passionate dislike of the prison system. He saw it as degrading and dehumanizing, an utterly inefficient agency for reducing criminality. Indeed, he viewed it as a breeding ground for increased criminality.
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October 20, 2014

Help support SLSC affiliate Maison Cross Roads in Montreal to fundraise for an elevator in their Community Residential Centre (CRC). This will give them greater opportunity to provide needed supports to residents in their care. For more information CLICK HERE and learn more about their campaign, and how you can help.

September 12, 2014

Help AIDWYC establish “Wrongful Conviction Day” on October 2nd to unite Canadians in the common cause of preventing and remedying wrongful convictions. For more information check out their event poster here.

August 14, 2014

Relaxing and enjoying the great summer weather? Why not take some to catch up on the latest St. Leonard's news with our Summer e-Newsletter edition of COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS. This edition is filled with photos from our AGM, updates on affiliate agencies, research and policy updates, and more!

July 25, 2014

Live in Ottawa? Renovating this summer? Get 5% off at Ottawa RONA stores
and they will make a matching donation to SLSC! Print your card HERE and present at the Specialty Cash counter.
For more details contact SLSC.

July 15, 2014

Click on the link below to view SLSC's Report to the Community for 2013-2014!
Report to the Community 2013-2014

May 9, 2014

Audited statements for the 2013-14 Fiscal Year are now available. Please contact SLSC for more information.


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