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Prison: detainees cost us more than ever

The costs of incarcerating an offender reach nearly $ 95,000 a year Inmates are costing taxpayers more than ever because of new construction, according to the Department of Public Safety. Built for nearly $ 91 million, the Sept-Îles prison opened last year with state-of-the-art equipment. An inmate in a provincial jail costs taxpayers an average of $ 259 a day, a 54% increase for 10 years. In 2008-2009, each inmate spent $ 61,320 a year on the state. Today, the bill is $ 94,535 to keep an offender behind bars for a…

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Tony Accurso gets 4 years in prison

He was sentenced Thursday of four years of penitentiary for defrauding the Laval residents for 14 years, but will appeal Finish the yacht, the luxurious waterfront villa and the posh restaurants. It is behind bars that fallen businessman Tony Accurso will spend the next nights, he was sentenced on Thursday to a heavy sentence of four years of penitentiary for participating in the rigging of public contracts in Laval. With his face closed, the 66-year-old man was placed in a glass box immediately after his sentence was passed. He was able…

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