Jan 22: Solitary confinement in prisons—Canada’s Correctional Investigator Howard Sapers—John Howard Society—Straight’s Travis Lupick

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Correctional Investigator of Canada Howard Sapers (Photo: Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

 

  • Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • Interview with Howard Sapers (Canada’s Correctional Investigator) on rising number of people held in “administrative segregation” form of solitary confinement in prisons, disproportionately Indigenous and mental health affected.
  • Interview with Julia Payson (executive director, John Howard Society BC) and Alison Latimer (lawyer) on their new lawsuit against administrative segregation in Canadian prisons.
  • Interview with Travis Lupick (reporter, The Georgia Straight) on new mental health numbers, the future of Riverview hospital, and marijuana dabbing — plus the Liberals’ rejection of marijuana advocate Jodie Emery as a candidate.
  • Music, arts and culture from independent, progressive artists.
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