The 519 Podcast presents: Surviving the EMDC

Over the last decade, a startling number of horror stories have come out of the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre. Inmates assaulted by guards, inmates murdered by other inmates, drug overdoses, and outrageously awful living conditions. And what makes it worse is that these aren’t little known events. They’ve been reported on heavily over the last several years.

There have been lawsuits that have brought the problems at EMDC to the forefront at Queens Park.

However, things don’t seem to have gotten much better.

Overcrowding continues to be a problem. And just recently, another inmate died at the jail. When you add up the problems at the EMDC, it becomes clear, it is one of Ontario’s most dangerous places to live.

This is ‘Surviving the EMDC’