A proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit has been reached between the federal government and 325 First Nations, which applies to Indigenous children who attended residential schools during the day—students who were left out of the 2006 residential schools settlement. This episode gets into the legal elements of this lawsuit, how we got here, and what impacts it might have going forward. And, all 13 provinces and territories are calling for “immediate action” to strengthen Canada’s bail system in the wake of the death of an Ontario Provincial Police officer in late December. What does the bail system look like in Canada? How is this specific moment being politicized? And, what would the consequences of bail reform be?
February 7, 2023
Isolation Interview: Martin Lukacs
"I think I may have had coronavirus"
May 5, 2020
#320 Coronavirus Is In Our Prisons And Trudeau Is Doing Nothing
Reporter Justin Ling speaks with prisoners across Canada terrified of COVID-19 sweeping through the prison population.
April 6, 2020
Let’s Talk About How Bell Is Complicit In The Dehumanizing Conditions Of Ontario Jails
Bell holds the contract for a prison phone system described as "prohibitive, predatory, and outdated"
January 29, 2020
#311 Let’s Talk About Bell’s Harmful Prison Phone Contract
Every year, Bell shines the spotlight on mental health for Let’s Talk Day. So we’re taking a look at their prison phone contract, which advocates say exacerbate mental health problems for inmates.
January 27, 2020
CORRUPTION #7 – The Only Canadian Imprisoned For Insider Trading
One of Canada's most notorious white-collar criminals speaks about his crimes.
January 8, 2019
Theme For An Asylum
Folk songs from a 19th-Century asylum for women, collected by the alter ego of Simone Schmidt.