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Press Release: CAEFS’ Response to the Repeated Postponement of the Inquest into the Death of Terry Baker

Tue April 11, 2023

Ottawa, Ontario (April 11, 2023): Today was to mark the first day of an inquest into the death of Terry Baker, a young woman who died while incarcerated at the […]

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Op-Ed: Investment in women and gender equity expiring just when it’s needed most

Thu March 16, 2023

In an op-ed for the Toronto Star, Emilie Coyle (Executive Director, CAEFS), Pam Hrick (Executive Director, LEAF), and Raji Mangat (Executive Director, West Coast LEAF) write that with the federal […]

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Press Release: CAEFS and Elizabeth Fry Northern Alberta Call for a Systemic Response to Sexual Violence or Coercion Perpetrated by the Staff of Correctional Services of Canada

Tue March 7, 2023

On March 3, 2023, the media reported that a staff member at the Edmonton Institution for Women (EIFW), a federal prison designated for women in Edmonton, Alberta, was charged in […]

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Work with us: Regional Advocate Lead, Atlantic Region

Tue February 28, 2023

We are currently hiring for a part-time contract position, with estimated start date in April 2023. The Atlantic Regional Advocate Lead will bolster human and legal rights-based support for incarcerated […]

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Bail Reform and Fundamental Rights

Thu February 2, 2023

In conjunction with the CCLA (Canadian Civil Liberties Association), CAEFS has sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister of Justice, Minister David Lametti, highlighting the ways in which […]

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