Appointed: A Canadian Senator Bringing Margins to the Centre
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A podcast from the office of Kim Pate. Hosted by Kim Pate, an Independent Canadian Senator from Ontario and Reakash Walters, a community advocate and law student. We bring issues affecting folks on the margins, to the centre.

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    Turning the Tides Against Solitary

    On this mini-episode (well, as mini as we're ever able to get) Kim and Reakash discuss the recent push in the Senate to overhaul the government's Bill to "end" solitary confinement, Bill C-83.

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    Livable Incomes for All

    All paths to income equality seem to point towards a National Guaranteed Livable Income Program -- find out why on the newest episode of Appointed.

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    Beyond Incarceration

    On this episode of Appointed we're talking about decarceration and why Canada needs WAY more of it.

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    Mandatory Minimums Aren't About Justice

    Kim and Reakash discuss Bill S-251, legislation that, if passed, would give judges discretion to decide whether or not to apply mandatory minimum sentences.

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    Segregation and Solitary Confinement in Canadian Prisons

    On this episode of Appointed, we're talking about segregation and solitary confinement. What's the difference? Didn't the federal government's Bill C-83 end the use of segregation? What can average people do about it? Press play and find out.

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