Aug 15 | Prisoner’s Justice Day episode

This year’s Prisoner’s Justice Day episode of GW was produced on traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory CFRC in Kingston, Ontario by Jasmine Chapman at CFRC.

Or download from this link: Broadcast Quality MP3

Headlines

The Prisoner Correspondance Project petitions Canada Correction Services to implement Trans rights policy changes | Prison Radio, CKUT

Albert Dumont talks about how counselling helps those who are within the walls of the prison system  | Jasmine Chapman, CFRC

Red Lake celebrates it’s 1st Pride | Carly Forbes and Jayal Chung, CILU

Features

An overview of Human Rights Abuses in Canada’s prisons | Stéphane Doucet, CKUW

BC’s Dr. John Charlton discusses Prisoners Justice Day, the prison system, and rehabilitation | Jasmine Chapman, CFRC

Community Radio Report

Radio Stations across Canada participate in Prisoner’s Justice Day Broadcasts | Carly Forbes, GroundWire with files from Prison Radio CKUT and Mandy Hiscocks, CFRU

Hosted by Jasmine Chapman and Portia Chapman

Music this week: Human by Andrew Franey from the album Human and Long Black Ladders by Bull North from the album Low Harmony.

We  thank all of our contributors and Gretchen King, Christopher Currie, and Omme-Salma Rahemtullah