Human rights groups demand Correctional Service Canada release prisoners amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Samantha Beattie is a reporter at HuffPost Canada, focusing on social inequalities, the justice system, politics, and everything in between. She is based in Toronto, and previously was a reporter at the Toronto Star's city hall bureau.
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Derrick Snow is the only person released by Correctional Service Canada so far during the coronavirus crisis.
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No inmates have tested positive yet, but it’s only a matter of time, experts say.
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