Being a pedo in prison is never safe, but Johnny wouldn't be going down for that anyways so it doesn't matter. Anyways, I'm just going by what I've heard from various thieves, toughs, drug dealers and assorted riff-raff; as long as you're not in for hurting a child or an old lady you're probably okay, especially out west.
I've heard womens' prisons are a lot rougher than the usual ones in regard to sexual abuse and high tensions. Then again, jail is never a pleasant place to be.Canadian prisons are soft as fuck. Lots of people deliberately get thrown in over the winter so they don't have to deal with the weather and can instead zone out on seroquel mixed with cocaine (a Susie Q, it's called) or just plain old weed.
He'd probably be worse off in a woman's jail because a lot of those women have been preyed on in their lives and wouldn't hesitate to make his life hell. From what I've heard from male convicts rape is basically non-existent and everyone is basically very chill about doing their time; sign up for one of the many programs on offer, maintain attendance and you'll be well cared for and quite content.
There is video?
Is there a source I can quote for this that isn't the fucking rebel?