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News Release: The Government Must Act to End Abusive Solitary Confinement

Tue November 30, 2021

Today is the two-year anniversary of the implementation of the Structured Intervention Units (SIUs) in federal Canadian prisons. The implementation of the SIUs was meant to mark the end of […]

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New Report: Spotlight on Solitary, Summary Report

Tue November 30, 2021

On Monday, November 16, 2020, a coalition of groups invested in justice for prisoners launched a 15-day spotlight on the ongoing practice of solitary confinement in Canada. This spotlight led […]

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Public Statement and Call for Action “Advocates Call on Government and CSC to Act to Protect the Rights of Trans Prisoners”

Thu November 18, 2021

As an organization that advocates for the rights of federally incarcerated women and gender-diverse people – inclusive of trans people, CAEFS calls on the federal government and the Correctional Service […]

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We Are Hiring: Director, Systems Change and Prisoners’ Rights

Tue November 16, 2021

As the Director of Systems Change and Prisoners’ Rights, you will be joining our national office as part of the leadership team, reporting to the Executive Director. This new and […]

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News Release “Advocates Celebrate “Important win” Following the Striking Down of Inhumane Dry Cell Law in Nova Scotia”

Fri November 12, 2021

​ Today, a Nova Scotia supreme court judge struck down the law that permits the use of dry celling, finding that it breaches section 15 of the Charter. 

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