Tag Archive: solitary confinement

Metamorphosis – The Yves Côté story

December 8, 2022

Post #206 1200 words; 5 minutes to read. Summary: Some highlights from Yves Côté’s book about his life, more than 30 years of which was spent in prison. Audio summary courtesy of volunteer Bella Kiss. Note:  In reviewing this post,...

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Correctional Investigator’s latest annual report

April 14, 2022

Post # 189 980 words; 4 minutes to read. Audio summary courtesy of volunteer Averi Brailey. The Correctional Investigator is responsible for dealing with complaints about Canada’s prisons.  His annual report is often very revealing about the state of these...

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Special intervention units still not working

August 12, 2021

Murray Fallis Post # 175   750 words; 3 minutes to read    Murray Fallis is a lawyer with John Howard Canada.     This post has a 30 second audio summary courtesy of our volunteer, Averi Brailey Twenty-six per...

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Add your voice against solitary confinement!

June 10, 2021 |

Petition 3023 was tabled before Parliament earlier this month. Petition 3023 calls on Parliament to end the practice of abusive solitary confinement, implement measures adding more transparency within federal prisons and ensure the rights of prisoners are safeguarded.  The JHSC...

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A model of misinformation – The CSC Annual Report

January 13, 2021

Post # 160 About 900 words; 3-4 minutes to read. Transparency is an often used word but seldom observed practice in government.  Nowhere is this contradiction between theory and practice more evident than in the annual report of the Correctional...

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