The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Quarter Century News – January/February 1974 - January/February 1974

Release description:

This issue highlights a motion introduced in Parliament to abolish capital punishment completely and replace it with a mandatory 25-year sentence before parole. Also included is an article on fewer prisoners being paroled and accompanying statistics, and a piece on the benefits to using prisoners to develop the Canadian north.

KEYWORDS:  Operation Springboard, National Parole Board, earned remission, Inmate Family Services, Solicitor General, Huggessen Report

Coded by: Kate Garrett