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COVID-19 taking a toll in prisons, with high infection rates, CBC News analysis shows | CBC News

A preliminary analysis by CBC News suggests that, despite prevention measures such as releasing thousands of low-risk offenders, infection rates are still five times higher in provincial jails and up to nine times higher in federal facilities than in the general population.

Source: COVID-19 taking a toll in prisons, with high infection rates, CBC News analysis shows | CBC News

“Do I believe we can have a police-free future in our lifetime? Absolutely”: Policing expert Robyn Maynard on how defunding would work in practice

“It’s not that we don’t need safety. But police have not brought us that safety, and we need to look elsewhere”

Source: “Do I believe we can have a police-free future in our lifetime? Absolutely”: Policing expert Robyn Maynard on how defunding would work in practice

Four officers, no weapons, no charges: A Yukon First Nation’s solution for keeping the peace – The Globe and Mail

In Whitehorse, colonialism and crime have damaged the people of Kwanlin Dun’s relationships with the RCMP and one another. Now, a pilot project is trying to do policing differently — and Indigenous people around the world are taking notice

Source: Four officers, no weapons, no charges: A Yukon First Nation’s solution for keeping the peace – The Globe and Mail