View Full Version : Canada's Oldest, Most Notorious Prison To Close After 150 Years

23rd April 12, 08:22 PM
Kingston Penn is going to be closed down within two years. The monstrous facility has been, and still is, home to some of the worst criminals in Canadian history.
Cost-effectiveness is the reason for the closing.


24th April 12, 09:29 AM
Critics are arguing that this is an early move towards privatization, which the Conservatives have long been rallying for.

24th April 12, 10:11 AM
Privatization of prisons is one of the worst ideas ever... We've already had problems in my area, with NON-privatized prisons, with judges basically throwing people in the slammer for shit like j-walking or spitting gum on the sidewalks because they get kickbacks for it. This sort of situation will only get worse with privatization.