Indefinite solitary confinement should be abolished.
Placement of women in segregation lasting longer than 15 days should be prohibited.
Female inmates with mental illness should serve sentences in treatment facility, not prison.
CSC should implement an independent rights adviser and inmate advocate for all inmates.
The agency will continue to explore other alternatives to the use of segregation.
It is developing a strategy to reduce the number and length of segregation placements and prevent unwarranted admissions.
The term "solitary confinement" is not accurate or applicable within the Canadian federal correctional system.
A specific rights adviser function would be redundant and conflict with existing processes.
SOURCE: Coroner's inquest; Correctional Service of Canada