CBC News came down to Lindsey Bond’s public forum at the Remand Centre on Saturday.
Bond says that change could mean the end of the chalk messages, which will leave inmates one less way to communicate with people on the outside.
“All of the court sessions and stuff will be done through video conferencing. It’s very isolated, there’s gonna be a lot of fencing. And then also just actual location and people being able to travel out there, there’s not a lot of bus transportation,” she said.
“There’s going to be a lot of isolation happening.”
Read their quick story on the CBC Website.
Edmonton’s own Weird Canada is in the running for the title of CBC Radio 3’s Best Indie Music Website.
“A win would be a huge legitimizing factor for musicians who are producing music on their own. If Weird Canada wins this kind of thing, what is says it that the Best Website in Canada is a website that covers music made by people on their own terms. As the Indie music middle ground begins to drop out we’re seeing a separation between huge commercial artists and totally on the fringe musicians. This is a huge factor in saying,
‘It’s OK to be self-recording, it’s OK to be self-releasing and it’s OK to be self-promoting. This is the new mainstream“ -Aaron Levin, founder of Weird Canada
“This site is all about the ear to the ground in Canadian music. Weird Canada is going to a whole ‘nother level of finding music that quite frankly I have never heard of.” -Grant Lawrence, CBC Radio3 personality
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY.
Weird Canada supports Latitude 53 at the Summer Rooftop Patio Series and at last year’s edition of 53 Ways to Leave Your Lover.