Urban Warrior Alliance wants WRC to review protocols around access to medication for people in custody
By Kim Kaschor, CBC News Posted: May 12, 2016
Community activists in Winnipeg are calling for an inquest into the death of Errol Green, a 26-year-old father of three, after he was detained in the Winnipeg Remand Centre (WRC) for three days without his epilepsy medication.
“I can just envision what he was going through. I was sick in jail myself, years ago, and it was the same. Neglect in jail,” said Harrison Friesen-Powder, a member of Urban Warrior Alliance, a grassroots activist group in Winnipeg.
Friesen-Powder said he saw first hand the difficulty in…
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