Robinson said the disproportionate number of First Nations people in jail shows Canada needs to rethink how it deals with crime.
â€¦.Robinson said it would be more effective to have restorative justice programs through which people deal with conflicts in their own communities.
“It’s … very different than … taking somebody into a courtroom and saying â€˜you did a, b and c and so now you’re going to go to jail for six months and we’re going to put you on an airplane and fly you away from your people,â€™” she explained.
“It’s bringing the person into the group and saying, ‘The people in your community are concerned about this … it’s not going to be tolerated and what can we do to help you change?â€™â€
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