After watching the DND/CAF sexual misconduct apology today I found myself listening to examples of the exact same kind of abuse and profound neglect that I and many others experienced at the hands of the CSC. After all it was the same male dominated culture, power dynamic and the same sexualized and violent working environment..
Month: December 2021
Our employment history with the CSC was very often a breeding ground for PTSD and this was never recognized as an occupational injury by the employer in my time. Even to this day staff members have to fight a lengthy up hill battle to claim PTSD job related injuries. I believe that West Yard should..
These are the knives that were free for the taking in the dining hall in the 80s & 90s. They were carried by the inmates throughout the prison or hidden in areas where they could be deployed immediately as needed. The handle from bucket of cleaning fluid is straightened out and the..
This first one is the arm from a file cabinet honed down razor sharp on both sides and equipped with a woven cotton ice skate lace for the grip. The second was cut from a sheet of steel, honed on each side and duct tape applied to the grip. Number three is one component of..