October 16-29, 2016: Immigrant detainees re-launch their hunger strike (which had ended in July) in protest of their placement in maximum security prisons, indefinite detention of immigrants and a variety of other grievances. The outside group End Immigration Detention
June 9, 2016: As many as 160 prisoners at the Toronto South Detention Centre refused to return to their cells in protest of inhuman conditions caused, in part, by frequent lockdowns. Prisoner sat in the prison yard during the protest.
March 2, 2016 - (end date unknown): Sixteen prisoners in the prison's high security unit 2D1 launched a hunger strike in protest of extended periods of lockdown. One of the prisoners, Forrest Pelletier, spoke to the CBC, explaining that as pre-trial detainees, the prisoners
February 22, 2016: A group of prisoners participate in an uprising causing an estimated $55,000 in damage in order to demand that other members of their organization be put on the same range. The prisoners signed a note demanding transfer of other members of the Saskatchewan
January 25, 2016: Regina Correctional Centre prisoners staged at least three meal refusals since November of last year. This comes in response to the privatization of food service last year, which prisoners say has degraded the quality of the food.
January 7, 2016: Between 100 and 150 prisoners at Regina Provincial Correctional Centre in Saskatchewan refused meals for 24 hours to protest the quality of food they were being served by a private company called Compass Group of Canada.
December 7, 2015: At least 70 prisoners take control of the top floor of the jail and leave it "destroyed." They take a guard hostage and make demands in a riot that lasts over 12 hours. Eventually, tactical units from several cities respond to the riot and regain control of
June 19, 2015: Forty-five inmates in two separate units of a maximum-security facility in Penetanguishene engaged in a six-hour long uprising causing an estimated $50,000 in damage, according to the president of the union that represents prison employees.
March 25, 2015: Following another hunger strike earlier in the month, approximately 12 prisoners launch a second hunger strike to express issues with the fulfillment of their previous demands for religious freedom, access to exercise and other issues. The hunger strike lasts
March 2 - 3, 2015: At least 15 prisoners in the high security unit launch a hunger strike to demand access to outdoors exercise, freedom to practice Indigenous religious ceremonies and other demands. Forrest Pelletier, a prisoner at Regina involved in the strike, spoke with