COVID-19 and the Corrections System

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

How are Canada's penal institutions dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic? Fears of the virus spreading in correctional facilities has some advocates calling for the release of lower-risk offenders. The Agenda discusses the issue with Lee Chapelle, president of Canadian Prison Consulting, an advocacy and reform-based firm; Kim Pate, an independent senator in Ontario; and Chris Jackel, a correctional officer and Ontario Corrections Division MERC co-chair for OPSEU.
Episode:
Protecting Domestic Abuse Victims; COVID-19 Behind Bars
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Society
Aired:
Apr 06, 2020
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