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Highwitness News

(May 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

In addition to a piece on a Cost of Living Allowance for prisoners and a full print of the ‘1984 Update, Inmate Pay Program and Canteen Prices’ for the benefit of prisoners who have not had... Read More

Highwitness News

(October 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

Included in this issue is a guide to quitting smoking, an opinion piece on violence in the prison, and a piece on warrants. Also included are lengthy poetry, entertainment, and sports sections. Keywords:... Read More

Highwitness News

(January 1984) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue is primarily focused on entertainment: sports, including house league hockey; movies; humor; poetry; and a piece on Willie Nelson.   Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Inside Reflections

(May 1986) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue is entirely selections of poetry. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

A prisoner who has had his religious rights denied writes in protest. An excerpt from the Globe and Mail is printed in regards to prisoners’ rights in disciplinary hearings. Another submission reflects... Read More

This issue has an article reviewing the past year in Millhaven Institute; it addresses the food, recreation, and relationships with the guards. Another article addresses depleted donations, funds, and... Read More

This issue addresses the “conformity” trend in the prisoners’ clothing. There are statistics and opinions shared about Crime Stoppers in North America. One submission writes on the judicial system... Read More

The prisoners’ committee begins this issue by addressing issues of inequality for prisoners in Millhaven as compared to other maximum security prisons. A satirical letter addresses the prison medical... Read More

Prisoner’s Justice Day is celebrated in this issue through the use of printed letters from prisoners. This issue also addresses the proposed change to pardons in the Criminal Records Act, and another... Read More

Articles in this issue focus on matters surrounding imprisonment such as habeas corpus and Bill C-67. A letter reports the suicide of a recently released prisoner; the writer uses the situation to address... Read More

This issue contains an article on Bill C-67 that is later presented as a brief to the Canadian Sentencing Commission, on behalf of the John Howard Society. Contact football is introduced as a league for... Read More

This issue contains copies of government documentation concerning amendments to the Parole Act, Penitentiary Act, and Prisons and Reformatories Act. Millhaven’s newly formed chapter of the John Howard... Read More

A re-print from another paper starts this issue off with an article on the works of Clare Culhane. One prisoner’s point of view on capital punishment is printed as a poem, and another prisoner writes... Read More

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth... Read More

Odyssey

(1982) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue not yet coded.  Read More