Opinions on Payment for Inmate Labour

 
In Canada, inmates in federal prisons and provincial jails have the opportunity to perform various types of work during their incarceration. Inmates can work for the institutions they are incarcerated in (such as working in a grounds maintenance crew) or--depending on the jail/prison--inmates may have the opportunity to perform labour for private companies.
1. Do you think that having an inmate do work for for their prison/jail during their incarceration period is a good idea?
2. Do you think that having an inmate do work for a private company during their incarceration period is a good idea?
3. Should inmates be paid for their work at their jail/prison while incarcerated?
4. Should inmates be paid for their work at a private company while incarcerated?
5. If inmates were to be paid, what form should their payment be in?
6. For working on an assembly line for a food company, what should be the monetary value of one hour's pay for an inmate?

Please answer in reference to Canadian minimum wage ($10.25/hour)

This equates to:
In USD = $9.78/hour
In British Pounds = £6.08/hour
In Euros = €7.25/hour
7. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
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