Speaker’s Corner: A story of unchecked power

In March of this year, two men died within a week while in the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency in Ontario ? one in an immigration holding centre and the other in a jail. One of them reportedly committed suicide, and the cause of death of the other is still unknown. In December 2013, a woman in CBSA custody in British Columbia died in hospital after trying to hang herself at an airport holding centre; the death was not publicly reported until a month later.

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