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Ailing man sues over 8-hour trip in 'sardine can' prison transport van


January 22, 2019

A federal inmate who says he was shackled in a cramped transport van for almost eight hours — despite a heart condition and other ailments — is suing the government for compensation.

Edwin Nott, a 65-year-old inmate who identifies as Métis and uses a walker, is serving a six-year sentence at the medium-security Bath Institution in eastern Ontario.


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