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Push for prison reform growing across Canada

Prison in Sherbrooke

We have all been horrified by the death of Soleiman Faqiri while in custody in Ontario, and are standing with the family to demand answers.  Mr. Faqiri's death was the latest of fifteen deaths last year at a correctional facility, or at a hospital following a transfer from a facility, in Ontario.  These deaths are the most awful consequence of the heedless expansion of the prison system over the past decade.

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BCGEU signs solidarity accord with First Nations against Northern Gateway pipeline

Photo: flickr/BC Government and Service Employees' Union BCGEU

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The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has signed a solidarity accord with Indigenous nations opposing pipelines in their territories.

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The endorsement of the Declaration is indicative that more Canadians are committing to respect the laws and authority of First Nations and their efforts to protect the environment of all communities.
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