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The Mountain Echo

(July 1994) released from Mountain Institution

This issue contains commentaries on risk-taking, a book about adult victims of childhood sexual abuse, a counselling program being offered by the Residential Historical Abuse Program for victims of sexual... Read More

The Mountain Echo

(February 1994) released from Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features many letters on the successes and issues with the prison’s Christmas open house, the Christmas toy making project and other charitable ventures, a new group to support survivors... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition of Inside the Bay discusses prisoners dying while incarcerated and the significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day. Additionally, the tension in the multicultural prison population,... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition discusses police officers and their public glorification, maturity and knowledge, and the misunderstanding of politicians. Food, social events, sports, and problems at Collins Bay... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

The Outlook – Winter 1993/1994

(Winter 1993/1994) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes one prisoner’s thoughts on finding employment, stats on the likelihood of being granted parole, advice on how to better budget your money, the potential causes of climate... Read More

A variety of topics in this issue include the death penalty, the treatment/view of substance abuse as that of disease rather than crime, Buddhism and the garden shrine at William Head, and resocialization within... Read More

The editorial opens by commenting on the media misinformation.  Also included are articles on Prisoners’ Legal Services, current CSC programs vs required training, discussion of the criminality... Read More

Included in this issue is an article on Judicial Review under Section 745 of the Criminal Code (which allows prisoners the opportunity to apply for a reduction to their eligibility date) and a death row... Read More

This issue features two articles written by prisoners. One article argues the quality, management and effectiveness of prison rehabilitation programs and a second well-cited letter appeals to Canada’s... Read More

Two articles here, each embodying aspects of justice, crime and criminality. The first article discusses Rene Girard’s theory of scapegoating. In the second article, printed from Simon Fraser’s Alumni... Read More

This issue features two articles. First,  Dr. Robert Hare presents his views on psychopathy and the Psychopathy Checklist. Second, a prisoner asserts his views on the conflict between Bill C-36, Correctional... Read More

Here, several well-researched, well-cited articles critique a broad range of topics central to Canada’s justice system. Of particular interest are the articles written by prisoners and prisoner advocate... Read More

This issue highlights Cambridge University’s D.J. West’s critique on methods used by Mission’s treatment program for sexual offenders. This article cites excerpts from West’s findings... Read More