Stark Raven host Tiffany Chong interviews Christine Hemmingway about the cancellation of a program allowing moms and babies to stay together in BC's jail for women.
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The introduction to the interview is included in the audio.
Christine Hemmingway, a former prisoner of Alouette Correctional Centre for Women, talks about how BC Corrections' decision to cancel the mother and baby program at the prison will have a detrimental impact on the women serving time and the babies they leave behind.
The mother and baby program was cancelled in April 2008. Alouette Correctional Centre for Women is a provincial jail located in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.
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Christine now works as a peer researcher with the Women Into Healing project.