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The Ontario government recently appointed Howard Sapers, the federal correctional investigator, to look into the use of segregation - generally known as solitary confinement - and ways to improve the province's prison system. The appointment comes following criticism of the treatment of Adam Capay, a First Nations man kept in segregation for four years while awaiting trial. Meanwhile, prisons across the country grapple with overcrowding, inmates with mental health issues, and a disproportionate number of Indigenous people behind bars. The Agenda assembles a panel to look into the challenges facing the corrections system.
Dr. Williams & Dr. Pettifer team up to figure out if a 21 year old cat will survive tooth surgery; Dr. Bryer treats a tiny dog with a deadly virus; Dr. Boyd performs surgery on a working dog with bone fragments in its legs.
What does an addict need to change to kick addiction? At the Westover Treatment Centre in Ontario, it's just one thing-everything. Come Clean follows addicts through a 19-day residential substance dependence program and for 18 months afterwards.
The tabloids' voracious appetite for royal stories feeds an insatiable hunger for regal revelations. The Royals decry the intrusion, but over the last 60 years the press has repeatedly dug up tales of Royal misbehavior.
In November 2012, Jim Foley is taken hostage whilst working in Syria. He is one of a handful of journalists daring to report in Syria as it heads towards civil war. Back in the US, his parents are desperate for information.