The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

115 results for ‘Mission Medium Security Institution’ found

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(October 13, 2015) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes hand-written messages by prisoners of their thoughts on Prisoners’ Justice Day, an article about why organized crime prospers, a comment on the death of Edward Snowshoe, a critique... Read More

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(October 2004) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes the results of a recent Inmate Committee election, an explanation of how learning disabilities work, a reprint from the educational department on spelling reform, an account... Read More

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(August 1993) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

SUMMARY: This issue lists statistics about the prison population, an opinion piece on greed and the convict code, the use of labelling and stereotypes within prison, thoughts on the outward expression... Read More

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(October 1978) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

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(April 25, 1980) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This short issue covers the sale of photo albums as a fundraiser, a look at upcoming Mother’s Day, and library book etiquette. KEYWORDS: Mother’s Day, G.E.D., Inmate Committee Coded by: Joe... Read More

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(July 4, 1980) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter a letter from the editor expressing disappointment over lack of funding for films, facts about marijuana and its legal history, dissatisfaction with the prison’s menu, nutritional... Read More

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(Spring 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

SUMMARY: This edition features encouragement to recycle, the definition of a convict, a reference list of active groups in the prison, exercise routines, how to find enjoyment in the mundane, and a hockey... Read More

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(November 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Potential pension concerns involving the baby-boomer generation and a look at how “No Votes” effect constitutional amendments start off this issue. The bulk of the issue, however, is dedicated... Read More

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(October 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue, prisoners rights are the main focus, ranging from a prisoners right to vote, to privileges such as Temporary Absences (TAs) and house visitation rule revisions, as well as a prisoners right... Read More

This issue looks at different aspects of prisoner life effected by the Corrections and Conditions Release Act, such as Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), improvements to living conditions, new uniforms,... Read More

This issue looks at a wide range of subjects, with articles looking at what prisoners need to know about the Correctional Strategy, as well as the history and significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day... Read More

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(April 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue touches on a wide range of topics, such as prisoners right to vote federally, myths and realities about temporary absence passes(TAPs), the proposal for an aboriginal justice system, and condom... Read More

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(February 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes articles about Bill C-36 and the debate about whether or not corrections works or not, the use of the word “offender” in the literature of the bill, the contradiction of... Read More

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(January 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue starts off with an article about the enactment of Bill C-36 by Solicitor General Douglas Lewis. Next, there is an article highlighting NBA player Magic Johnson and his struggle with HIV, which... Read More

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(December 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue deals with various aspects of prison life that will be effected by the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, or Bill C-36. These include Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), living conditions,... Read More