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Regarding lockdowns

Recommendation 9: We recommend that health care and Indigenous healing services be provided to prisoners independently of CSC, and that these professionals provide activities and counselling to prisoners during a lockdown, particularly for prisoners with pre-existing mental health disabilities.

Regarding structured intervention units

Recommendation 24: We recommend Canada significantly increase funding for Indigenous-run healing lodges and allow Indigenous communities to determine eligibility, in order to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous prisoners in SIU and in maximum security.

Regarding structured intervention units

Recommendation 27: We recommend legislative amendments to provide Independent External Decision Makers the power to order independent medical and mental health assessments, including culturally appropriate assessments for Indigenous and other racialized prisoners.

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