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Every year, Bell shines the spotlight on mental health for Let’s Talk Day. So we’re taking a look at their prison phone contract, which advocates say exacerbate mental health problems for inmates.

Featuring Souheil Benslimane, coordinator and co-founder of the Jail Accountability and Information Line and co-author of a report that calls Bell’s contract with with Ontario prisons "predatory."

Read the viral Twitter thread from the Toronto Prisoners’ Rights Project that inspired this episode.


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