The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

18 results for ‘1996’ found

The Communicator

(Summer 1996) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article on prisoner’s rights, an update on settlements awarded to those who suffered abuse while in the government’s care in Nova Scotia, one prisoner’s reflections... Read More

In addition to an editorial on freedom, this issue includes a message from the Chief of the Native Brotherhood, a profile of two Elders, an in-depth article on racism in the prison system, and a summary... Read More

Talk On The Farm

(October 1996) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains an opinion piece on prisoners owning personal computers, a letter regarding the National Parole Board wanting to hear admissions of guilt before granting parole, coverage of sports,... Read More

Le Petit Journal

(Avril/April 1996) released from La Macaza Institution

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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

Le Petit Journal

(Jan. 1996) released from La Macaza Institution

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Le Petit Journal

(Fev/Feb 1996) released from La Macaza Institution

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SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter from the warden about achieving change, information on Case Management Teams, the offer of computer training and other services, a detailed description of all departments... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features new potential drug screening measures, thoughts on the privatization of prisons, a piece on criminal lawyers, the need for a needle exchange program, the failing of the prison... Read More

S.M. Innovator v1(3)

(Spring 1996) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes thoughts on the death penalty, a visitation handbook written by Claire Culhane, the implications of the war on drugs, upset regarding a new piece of technology being used during... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a tribute to Claire Culhane, a reprint on banned weight lifting equipment, upcoming sporting events, a reprint of suggested activities for children visiting the prison, and... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features details of a peaceful work strike at Collins Bay, correspondence with the warden about the strike, an outline of the grievance procedure, a reprint on colonization and... Read More

This issue’s articles include an opinion piece on suicide and articles on CSC monitoring and recording of prisoners’ telephone calls, legalization of marijuana, the link between substance abuse... Read More

Out of Bounds

(December 1996) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue with articles on the new telephone system with PIN numbers and pre-approved calling lists, a prisoner’s experience in “The Hole” (segregation), and the correlation between... Read More

S. M. Innovator

(Fall -1996) released from Stony Mountain Institution

The public’s need to be properly informed about the facts concerning crime and justice in Canada is discussed throughout this issue of S. M. Innovator, with fingers being pointed directly at... Read More