“Until we get to the bottom of who knew what when, we have not concluded this study,” warned NDP MP Randall Garrison.
Source: Liberals shut down probe into sexual misconduct in Canadian military – National | Globalnews.ca
Researcher’s early-career findings were controversial but ultimately gained wider acceptance.
Source: Suzanne Simard overcame adversity to unlock the secret world of trees | University Affairs
The closer you look at Canada’s prisons, the more the absurdity of the practise becomes obvious. #abolition
Source: Houses of hate: How Canada’s prison system is broken – Macleans.ca
People incarcerated across the world are being “disproportionately affected” by the COVID-19 pandemic according to a UN expert on prison reform.
Source: Impact of COVID-19 ‘heavily felt’ by prisoners globally: UN expert | | UN News
The chief of Sagkeeng First Nation is speaking out after the second death in custody of a member of that community within a month.
Source: Sagkeeng First Nation chief concerned about latest correctional centre death | CTV News
At issue is an allegedly flawed assessment tool which leads to harsher security ratings than inmates would otherwise receive
Source: Proposed class-action suit against Ottawa suggests inmates face systemic bias in risk assessments – The Globe and Mail
British Columbia’s human rights commissioner says cutting the number of police officers and using the money saved to build affordable housing should be considered by a legislative committee looking at changing the Police Act.
Source: Cut police, build affordable housing instead, says B.C. human rights commissioner | CBC News
It is a travesty that we’re not fully investigating the disappearance of indigenous women—whether or not they lived model lives.
Source: Indigenous Women Are Using Facebook to Make Sure Their Disappearance Will Be Investigated – Pacific Standard
Abuse within the Correctional Service of Canada’s own ranks have been largely hidden, the proposed class action lawsuit alleges.
Source: Class action alleges Canada prison workers endure systemic racism | Globalnews.ca