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News

OCDC Hunger Strike Ends – June 5th

5 June 2020 (unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory / Ottawa) – Today at 2:00pm, the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project (CPEP) will livestream three statements on their Facebook page: an update on the hunger strike […]

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Legal

Ramadan update at OCDC

On May 7th, 2020, legal counsel to the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project(CPEP) wrote to the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre(OCDC) requesting the jail accommodate Muslim prisoners on an urgent basis after the OCDC repeatedly failed to […]

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Media

This Mother’s Day LET US TALK!

This Mother’s Day take action to ensure that families can stay connected to their loved ones behind bars. Send a message to Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General, and Bell Canada using our simple e-mail tool: https://cp-ep.org/free-calls-for-prisoners/. […]

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Report

CPEP Activist Burnout Guide

Today CPEP is publishing a new self-care handout for people to download, print, and share on the internet. Being an activist/organizer is very hard and it’s important to understand what burnout is and how to […]

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Campaign

Don’t Kill, Bill! Email Zap

Two weeks have passed since media outlets reported that Minister of Public Safety Bill Blair asked the heads of Correctional Services Canada(CSC) and the Parole Board of Canada(PBC) to put together a plan to release […]

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Report

New Press Release via CPEP

Government of Ontario needs to take additional steps to reduce the use and harms of imprisonment at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre during the COVID-19 crisis 6 April 2020 (Ottawa / Algonquin Territory) – Over the […]