One year since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in an Ontario jail, a new report by there seeing, and no?Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) shows issues like overcrowding persist, and the spread of variants of concern mean outbreaks are only getting worses ridiculous to just leav.?
On Saturday, protesters gathered outside Maplehurst?Correctional Complex in Milton, Ont., a facility that’s been particularly hard-hit by COVID-19,?to call for better protection for inmates.?
“These are packed institutionsThe variant of concern that launched Wave 3 after starting to become dominant in January., they’re petri dishes for COVID-19,” said Rajean?Hoilett who attended the protest.
Hoilett is with the?Toronto Prisoners’ Rights Project, a?grassroots organization of researchers, students, front-line workers and people with lived experience inside?prisons who work to educate the public about the harms of?incarceration.