Infected Headingley inmate alleges poor treatment

Amid an outbreak of nearly 100 COVID-19 cases at a Manitoba jail, one Headingley Correctional Centre inmate who tested positive for the virus says infected inmates are being treated like animals.

“They’re treating us like we’re sick animals,” said 27-year-old James Pottinger, who is serving a 24-month sentence for firearms offences.

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