Archive for Frequently asked questions

Can parole decisions be appealed?

Yes. Both federal and provincial inmates can challenge parole decisions, but the review mechanisms are different. Inmates can appeal a denial of parole, conditions imposed on parole, revocation decisions, detention orders, etc.   Federal inmates Parole decisions for federal inmates…

What types of release are available to federal inmates?

Federal inmates are eligible for several different types of release: Escorted temporary absences (“ETAs”) Allow inmates to leave the institution for a set period of time with guards and/or other supervisors for medical, administrative, community service, family contact, parental responsibility,…