The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Highwitness News – June 1984 - June 1984

Release description:

This issue contains an article explaining the parameters around the disenfranchisement of prisoners and their right to vote; it compares Canada’s laws to other countries’. Also, a submission from the John Howard Society addresses proposed change to the law around mandatory supervision of released federal prisoners. The prisoners express dissent at the loss of privileges as a result of an investigation at Millhaven.

KEYWORDS: Possibilities Unlimited, Canadian Elections Act, Provincial Elections Act, voting

Coded by: Brian Garvin