Take immediate action to protect prisoners and advocate for their release as COVID-19 continues to spread, infect, and take lives in prisons and jails across the country.
Updated With Video of the Entire Event! WE ARE TAKING TO THE STREETS TO DEMAND ACTION! March 20 marks one year since the first prisoner in Canada contracted COVID-19 at the Toronto South Detention Centre. […]
COVID-19 is currently out of control in several prisons across the country and prisoners are currently facing life-threatening circumstances in institutions that have been infected with it. On top of that, prisoners are being subjected […]
We are outraged in the wake of major COVID-19 outbreaks at Toronto South Detention Centre (TSDC) and Joyceville Institution in Kingston. Despite the calls to reduce the prison population, the Ministry has been ignoring public […]
People imprisoned at Joyceville Institution issue statement seeking access to information about CSC’s outbreak plan and supplies to get through the crisis. 19 December 2020 – Since the lockdown began, there’s been no information coming […]
UPDATED WITH VIDEO OF THE WEBINAR! The Prison State During the Pandemic: Assessing Abolitionist Gains and Future Directions Since the onset of COVID-19, news coverage has been saturated with stories about community organizing and mutual-aid […]
UPDATED WITH VIDEO OF THE WEBINAR! Part of the ongoing #containcovidnotpeople conversation. Despite the immense dangers posed to prisoners during COVID-19, thousands of people remain behind bars in Canada and individuals continue to be newly […]