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Today Jason Godin, National President represented UCCO-SACC-CSN at the Senate Committee studying the issue of human rights of prisoners within the correctional system. In his testimony, Jason highlighted the need to retain administrative segregation as an essential tool for population management. The complete removal of segregation would prove to be extremely disruptive and dangerous to....
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Aujourd’hui, Jason Godin, président national, a pris la parole au nom d’UCCO-SACC-CSN devant le Comité sénatorial qui étudie les droits des détenu-es dans le système correctionnel. Dans son témoignage, Jason a souligné l’importance de conserver l’isolement préventif, un outil essentiel pour la gestion de la population carcérale. L’élimination complète de l’isolement se révélerait extrêmement perturbatrice....
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Link to TV News Broadcast Senator Bob Runciman is criticizing the leadership of Corrections Canada. Just over a week ago, Canada’s Prison Watchdog released his annual report on the state of the prison system. And Runciman says it points to the need for sweeping reforms in the treatment of certain inmates. Newswatch’s Heather Senoran explains.....
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Toronto, le 20 décembre 2013 — Le Syndicat des agents correctionnels du Canada (UCCO-SACC-CSN) est satisfait du fait que le jury de l’enquête du Coroner de l’Ontario sur la mort en 2007 de la détenue Ashley Smith ait formulé, hier, plusieurs recommandations qui pourraient considérablement améliorer la façon dont les femmes délinquantes sont traitées dans....
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Toronto, December 20, 2013—The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) is pleased that the jury in the Ontario Coroner’s inquest into the 2007 death of inmate Ashley Smith made several recommendations yesterday that could vastly improve how high-risk female offenders are managed in federal institutions for women. On October 19, 2007, Smith choked herself to....
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MONTREAL, May 19 /CNW Telbec/ – The evidence presented this week at an Ontario Coroner’s inquest into the 2007 death of federal inmate Ashley Smith reinforces the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers’ belief that she might still be alive if the Correctional Service of Canada had implemented a union proposal to construct special secure units....
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MONTRÉAL, le 19 mai /CNW Telbec/ – La preuve présentée cette semaine lors de l’enquête du coroner de l’Ontario sur la mort de la détenue Ashley Smith, sentenciée au fédéral, vient confirmer au Syndicat des agents correctionnels du Canada sa théorie à l’effet qu’elle serait peut-être encore en vie si le Service correctionnel du Canada....
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Montréal,le 15 mars 2011 Monsieur KirkLaPointe Ombudsman Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) B.P. 500, Station A Toronto, Ontario  M5W 1E6 Objet :  Reportage « Behindthe Wall » de l’émission The FifthEstate Monsieur, À titre de citoyen canadien, decontribuable et de président national d’UCCO-SACC-CSN (Union of CanadianCorrectional Officers – Syndicat des agents correctionnels du Canada – CSN), jeme vois dans....
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Montréal, March 15, 2011 Mr. Kirk LaPointe Ombudsman Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) P.O. Box 500, Station A Toronto, Ontario  M5W 1E6 Re: The Fifth Estate’s “Behind the Wall” Report ________________________________________ Dear Mr. LaPointe: As a Canadian citizen, a taxpayer and as the National President for UCCO-SACC-CSN (the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers – Syndicat des....
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