Cas Geddes

Demonstration in memory of Cas Geddes December 10th

Instead of receiving care and compassion for his schizophrenia in the community, Cas Geddes was jailed at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC), where he was placed in solitary confinement. Shortly after, he became the third…

Panel: The future of solitary confinement in Ontario…

The Future of Solitary Confinement in Ontario and Canada: A Panel Discussion Thursday, November 22, 2018 4:00pm – 5:30pm Learning Crossroads (CRX) / 141 Louis Pasteur Room C020 University of Ottawa While there is legislation…

MARCH 2015 EDITION OF TCPC-CANADA

Tracking the Politics of Criminalization and Punishment in Canada This blog tracks and evaluates a series of “law and order” measures by the current federal government. It is written by the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project (CPEP),…

Prison Justice Day

Prisoner Justice Day 2014

UPCOMING EVENT IN OTTAWA: PRISONER JUSTICE DAY  Sunday August 10, 2014Jack Purcell Community Centre 320 Jack Purcell Lane "August 10th is Prisoners Justice Day, a day in remembrance of everyone who has died at the…

The 2013-2014 Ontario Ombudsman Annual Report

The 2013-2014 Ontario Ombudsman Annual Report states that here were 416 complaints against OCDC in 2013-2014. The Report also highlights a specific case of cruelty: "In January 2013, an inmate at the Ottawa-Carleton detention Centre…