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No Ottawa Prison Expansion. Initiative to help stop the expansion of carceral facilities in Ottawa and across Canada.
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Souheil Benslimane Dec 13
Instead of investing in permanent and affordable housing, the government are investing in prison and police expansion. and bigger prisons ain’t one
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J.A.I.L. Accountability and Information Line Dec 12
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Samantha McAleese Dec 10
Wake up, . People seeking supports for mental illness are being re-routed from places like The Royal to *literal hellholes* like the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre and left alone in segregation cells as part of their "care". Some don't make it out alive.
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J.A.I.L. Accountability and Information Line Dec 9
This Op-Ed was co written with & colleagues - highlights the harms of jailing people with with mental health issues and announces the launch of our J.A.I.L. accountability and information line.
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NOPE Dec 7
We want not . / No Ottawa Prison Expansion / Yes to Education and Social Services
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NOPE Dec 5
"All prisons that have existed in our society to date put people away as no human being should ever be put away" - Barbara Deming / No Ottawa Prison Expansion / Yes to Education and Social Services
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J.A.I.L. Accountability and Information Line Dec 5
Replying to @jail_line
Our aims -Generate awareness of the human rights issues faced by people experiencing incarceration -Bring the voices of incarcerated individuals to the forefront to be heard in the community -Reduce isolation and increase empowerment
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NOPE Dec 3
Join on December 10, 2018 for a demonstration against the unnatural deaths of people with problems in prison & to demand accountability for the suicide of Cleve ‘Cas’ Geddes at OCDC.
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Paul Champ Nov 29
On admission to Ottawa jail, mentally ill Cas Geddes told a nurse he was thinking of hanging himself. So he was put in chilly solitary cell with no sheets, no mattress, no books, and no real human contact. One week later he was dead...from hanging.
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NOPE Nov 30
Ottawa does not need a new and bigger jail. ❌ Read our top 10 reasons to stop jail expansion in Ottawa and demand more -based alternatives! / No Ottawa Prison Expansion / Yes to Education and Social Services
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NOPE Nov 29
We believe that deepens our reliance on a costly, unjust, and ineffective response to criminalized conflicts and harm. As such, we are calling for a Canada-wide prison expansion moratorium. Learn more about the initiative here:
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NOPE Nov 28
According to , investing in and community programs instead of over-relying on cops, courts, and corrections can reduce crime by 50%. / Yes to Education and Social Services
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NOPE Nov 27
In May 2017, the provincial government announced a new and larger jail would replace the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC). We’ve for improving community safety in Ottawa and a bigger jail ain’t one.
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MLLG Aug 7
vigil in : 7pm August 9, Human Rights Monument on Elgin.
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CPEP Group Jul 31
And the province will spend $500 million to $1 billion just to build, finance and maintain a new jail to replace OCDC when resources are needed elsewhere that would reduce pre-trial detention? / No ...
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CPEP Group Jul 31
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Kim Pate Aug 1
Department of justice research reveals overwhelming support for repeal of mandatory minimum penalties. More reason to support Bill S-251 -251
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Lyra Evans May 31
A few days ago I had the opportunity to comment on the Ottawa Jail expansion plans. We should be investing in our communities and people; not bigger jails.
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Samantha McAleese May 30
ICYMI: does not support building a bigger jail in Ottawa. / No Ottawa Prison Expansion / Yes to Education and Social Services
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