National Newswatch

Coronavirus in prisons: How and why to release inmates in a pandemic

Apr 21 2020 — Lisa Kerr — Prisons around the worlds have started to reduce their population in response to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Lisa Kerr, Queen’s University, Ontario The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare several unsettling truths about Canada’s prison system. Our institutions of state punishment are filled with medically vulnerable people, affected by lifelong difficulties accessing care along […]