01/19/2015 12:22 EST | Updated 03/21/2015 05:59 EDT

John Howard Society, civil liberties group to make announcement on prisons

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association and the John Howard Society of Canada are planning a "significant announcement" about Canada's prison practices and the actions of the Correctional Service of Canada on Monday morning in Vancouver.

CBC News will broadcast the news conference live at 9:30 a.m. PT.

LIVE BLOG | Follow the announcement with CBC reporter Belle Puri