Dozens of pairs of shoes were placed on the front steps of City Hall on Monday in remembrance of the 215 children whose remains were discovered at a former…
Source: Shoes line City Hall steps in honour of 215 children who died at B.C. residential school | The Kingston Whig Standard
Indigenous leaders are calling for an investigation into the conduct of Mounties on Vancouver Island after two members of a small First Nation were shot by police in the last three months.
Source: Indigenous leaders call for investigation into RCMP on Vancouver Island after recent shootings | CBC News
“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