Editorial: Provincial government makes the right move on bail reform – Ottawa Citizen

January 3, 2017 -

By the end of January there should be some marked improvements to the overcrowding at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre. By no means will all the problems be fixed, but new provincial funding means the bail supervision program in Ottawa will have the capacity to serve 200 more people, meaning they can get bail instead of jail, alleviating some pressure on the overcrowded institution.