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Investigation into CBC and prison farms

Investigation into CBC’s coverage of the reintroduction of prison farms [click for PDF] Jack Nagler CBC Ombudsman SUBJECT: Request for investigation into CBC’s coverage of the reintroduction of prison farms August 9, 2021 Dear Mr. Nagler, I am writing to request a review of an issue of concern: CBC’s

Senate Committee on Human Rights

Letter to Senate Committee on Human Rights [view original PDF] The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights Senate, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0A4 June 30, 2021 Dear Senators, On behalf of members of the advocacy group Evolve Our Prison Farms and the prison population at Joyceville Institution (Minimum), we

Feds’ rethink on prison farms, abattoirs

Feds' rethink on prison farms, abattoirs started in 2003 1,000 pages of government documents tell what unfolded after that Ontario Farmer [click to view original article], Tue May 11 2021, Ian Cumming When the federal government shut down the Joyceville Institution prison farms in March 2011, it decided to

‘The animals set me right’

Shannon was one of a handful of demonstrators with Evolve Our Prison Farms who gathered outside Feihe International’s Royal Canada Milk, a Chinese infant formula plant that will produce goat milk infant formula for the Chinese market. The planned goat dairy at Joyceville, Shannon and others believe, will not benefit the prisoners who will work there. “This is all about the money.”