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Prisoners’ Justice Day: Community Events across the Province

Prisoners’ Justice Day is a solidarity movement that takes place annually on August 10 and began in Canada in 1974 in support of prisoners’ rights and to remember all the people who have died of unnatural deaths while incarcerated.

Events across the province:

Sudbury – Hosted by the John Howard Society
Date: August 10th at 10:00am
Where: On the grounds of the Sudbury Jail.
More info here.

North Bay – Hosted by the AIDS Committee of North Bay & Area
Date: August 10th from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: BBQ at 102-147 McIntyre St. W
Donations of Cards, Dice & Toiletries needed.
More info here.

Kingston – Hosted by Escaping Tomorrow’s Cages: A conversation on prison expansion in Ontario
Date: August 9th at 7:00pm
Where: AKA Autonomous Social Centre (75 Queen Street)
More info here.

Kingston – Healing Circle
Date: August 10th at 11:00am on the grounds of P4W. (Sir John A. MacDonald Blvd & Union St.)
Where: On the grounds of P4W. (Sir John A. MacDonald Blvd & Union St.)

Kingston – CFRC Prison Radio: Prisoners’ Justice Day Special Broadcast
Date: August 10th, 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Where: On the radio and online – CFRC 101.9fm in the Kingston, Ontario area and worldwide at CFRC.ca.
More info here.

Ottawa – Prisoners’ Justice Day 2022 Vigil Algonquin Territory/Ottawa
Date: August 10th – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Major’s Hill Park
More info here.

Toronto – Community Gathering
Date: August 10th – 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: Allan Gardens Park (Sherbourne & Gerrard)

Prisoner Justice Day Live!
When: August 10th – 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Youtube hosted by the Abolition Coalition
More info here.

Date and Time

August 10, 2022
All Day