Plastic Sheets, Pencil Crayons, Cheese Strings: Inside One Canadian Prison’s Chaotic Effort to Stop a COVID-19 Outbreak
Internal emails show that even in the middle of the pandemic, officials from Correctional Service Canada were scrambling to figure out how to handle the spread of COVID-19.
Justin Trudeau Says Solitary Confinement Is ‘Unacceptable’ Following Report Saying His Government Uses Solitary Confinement
When asked by VICE World News whether he would demand resignations after a damning report on Canadian prisons, the prime minister says his team is ‘following up.'
The research, using the government’s own data, alleges Canada is not respecting various court rulings, its own laws, international standards, or a United Nations convention on torture.
The new bill, which would also end mandatory minimum sentencing, will be the first significant criminal justice reform from Justin Trudeau's government.
The group of Canadian and American health professionals have pushed misinformation and sowed distrust in public health throughout the pandemic.
Prisoner advocates called the Conservative position, which wants the federal government to stop its plan to get doses to inmates, ‘reprehensible.’
Despite what Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says, federal prisons are ignoring their own COVID-19 guidelines, according to prisoners and advocates.
Former Laval cop Maxime Ouimet was filmed dragging a Black man by his dreadlocks. He’s since quit, rebranded as a cop “for the people,” and is downplaying the pandemic online.
More than 200 active cases of COVID-19 were reported in federal prisons last week but the Trudeau government won’t be changing course.
Softening the ‘discriminatory’ ban hasn’t had an impact, and opposition to it is threatening the blood supply. All parties, except for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, support ending the blood ban.
In a scathing report, Canada's information commissioner said the federal police force's response to access to information requests is woefully inadequate, keeping Canadians in the dark.
Montreal police told VICE World News the situation is still ongoing but that some employees have been evacuated.