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Elizabeth Fry Week: Day 6

Sat May 7, 2022

Thank you again to everyone who was able to join us for yesterday’s panel and who have continued to engage with this important issue throughout this week. Here is what we have planned for today:  Doing Life: “Life Sentences, the Law, and Ongoing Colonial Harm”  For our final live panel of the week, we invite […]

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Elizabeth Fry Week 2022: Day 5

Fri May 6, 2022

It is hard to find the words to express the strength and the generosity of everyone who has shared their stories this week. As has been mentioned during each of our public panels there is great importance in listening and witnessing, and there is also a great responsibility that comes from that. All of the […]

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Elizabeth Fry Week 2022: Day 4

Thu May 5, 2022

Welcome to Day 4 of Elizabeth Fry Week 2022, which also marks Red Dress Day.  Red Dress Day is a time of remembering and honouring Indigenous women, girls, and Two Spirit people who have died because of racialized and gender-based violence. With this in mind, we are starting today’s post by sharing this beautiful video created by […]

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Elizabeth Fry Week 2022: Day Three

Wed May 4, 2022

Welcome to Day 3 of Elizabeth Fry Week 2022! Thank you to everyone who was able to join us yesterday for our first public event of the week “The History of Sentencing Women to Life in Canada”. Continue reading for important event updates, a moving written and audio piece by Viviane Runo, and the reality […]

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Elizabeth Fry Week 2022: Day Two

Tue May 3, 2022

Thank you to everyone who participated in Day One of Elizabeth Fry Week 2022. We have another day of rich content to share with you today. Including our first live panel and a new report. Public Discussion: Doing Life – A History of the Life Sentencing of Women in Canada Join CAEFS for a discussion […]

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