Marc Emery was sentenced to serve five years in US federal prison, and will serve his time at Taft Federal Correctional Institution in California. Once he arrives there, he can file his US transfer application to return home to Canada.
The process for getting a transfer under the treaty with the United States has two parts: get approval from the Canadian Public Safety Minister, Vic Toews, and get approval from the US Department of Justice.
The Canadian transfer application when he was sentenced on September 10th, so the Public Safety Minister has the paperwork and he can approve it at any time. Please contact him and ask for Marc’s transfer request to be accepted!Read more »
Nicole's Blog: Tuesday Free Marc Emery Campaign Stop at Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's Office
I didn't sleep a wink again last night (Monday night) but was at least able to listen to a classic rock station from 11pm to 4am. Lots of familiar nice songs, I was able to say the name of the song in 19 out of 20 songs before the first words were even sung [Jodie's note: Marc is a music trivia master]. I don't feel tired. I bounded out at 5:30am as soon as they opened my cell door.
I have a health screening today at 11:30m where the doc will take a blood sample and all the other stuff. Already had a tuberculosis exam (a weird injection of something); I don't have tuberculosis, is the result of that test. One thing I'm going to say to the doctor is, "It's too bad food services doesn't subscribe to the Hippocratic Oath ('First do No Harm'). Without fresh vegetables everyone here will get beriberi disease over time; without sunlight, we'll get vitamin D deficiency," etc. I'd hate to be the doctor in this disease-causing malnutritioned environment. He must have lost some kind of bet to end up here...Read more »
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