E4A in Action

Poverty, Bias, and the Legal System

2 July 2020

Introduction

Problems

Statistics

70%

surveyed at the Calgary Courts Centre had household income below the low-income cut-off

27%

of admissions to Canadian correctional services are Aboriginal adults, while representing 4% of the Canadian adult population

46%

of admissions to Canadian correctional services are Aboriginal youth, while representing 8% of the Canadian youth population

Solutions

Myths & Reality

How to Help