SUMMARY: A Health Services fact sheet provides information on opioid overdoses. There are religious pieces on Buddhism, Muharram, and Rosh Hashana. The history behind prisoners right to vote in Canada is reviewed, including Richard Sauvé’s impact. A supreme court ruling orders the federal government to pay a preliminary $20 million for prisoners kept in prolonged solitary confinement. Lastly, an update states that the Canadian prison farm program is reopened.
KEYWORDS: Inmate payments, opioids overdoses, Buddhism, Muharram, Rosh Hashana, Richard Sauvé, prisoners right to vote, prison farms.
Coded by Izabella Rachwalski