Posts tagged: DonJail
Canada’s infamous Boyd Gang was held here… and broke out not once, but *twice*
Lorne Greene reported on the Boyd Gang’s exploits for CBC, Canada’s fledgling public broadcaster, before heading south to become “Pa Cartright” on the long running Bonanza television series.
This is where hardened criminals used to go in Canada…
Not so long ago, the Don Jail was decommissioned…. it was going to undergo extensive renovations and become a hospital.
And today the Canadian government may pass Bill C-10 which will usher in a new era of super jails at untold public expense at a time when crime rates have been steadily dropping for years.