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Social Media Features: June & July 2022

Tue July 26, 2022

This summer, we are piloting regular social media features aimed at keep us connected with you, while cultivating curiosity, knowledge sharing, and action. Below, you will find a summary of the features from June and July. Follow us on social media for more! “The More You Know Mondays” is a resource-sharing feature, where we showcase […]

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Recommendations in Inquest into the Death of Delilah Blair: Systemic Change Is Needed

Mon July 25, 2022

On June 30th, 2022, jurors came to a decision and made 38 recommendations in the inquest into the death of Delilah Blair. Delilah Blair was a 30-year-old Indigenous woman who died while in custody at the South West Detention Centre (SWDC). The jury determined that Blair died by suicide, however her family is certain that […]

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Inquest into the Death of Delilah Blair: Outrage and Heartbreak Are Not Enough

Thu June 23, 2022

The crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is inextricably linked to the ways in which the state continues to disproportionately punish and incarcerate Indigenous women and girls. Earlier this week, an inquest began into the death of Delilah Blair – a 30-year-old Indigenous woman who died while in custody at the South […]

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Released Today: Framework to Reduce Recidivism

Wed June 22, 2022

Today the Minister of Public Safety released the Framework to Reduce Recidivism. The network of Elizabeth Fry Societies is eager to work with the minister in the coming year to build out supports and initiatives that address the root causes of criminalization – like poverty, racism, ongoing colonial violence, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, systemic bias within […]

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Our 2021 – 2022 Annual Report and AGM

Tue June 21, 2022

Our 2021-2022 annual report is now available to the public. This past year was, once again, marked by uncertainty and change – which was in turn, met with ingenuity, care, an opportunities for creative responses to longstanding systemic issues. A big and heartfelt thank you to our national office team for their determined advocacy, constant […]

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