The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

115 results for ‘Mission Medium Security Institution’ found

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(November 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue, topics include aversion therapy for sex-offenders, what the recent NDP provincial victory means for the prison population, Parole Act amendments, and an evolutionary perspective on issues... Read More

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(October 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue deals with politics (the Tories privatizing the public sphere, Public Service Alliance strike), international/racial concerns (problems for a newly united Germany, links to colonialism and racism... Read More

Psychological evaluation and research make up the bulk of this issue. Topics include a critique of a recent CSC research report, suggestions on possible solutions of evaluative research in order to provide... Read More

This issue begins with an article about the release of Wesley Gareth Evans and the various issues about how his case was carried out by the RCMP. The issue then looks at several stories of “police... Read More

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(April 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue, information regarding legal representation and community in-reach programs for prisoners is provided in this issue. Also given attention are prisoner tax problems, the benefits to health... Read More

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(March? 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes a look at the recent rash of suicides among aboriginal prisoners at the Kingston Prison for Women, a better understanding of prisoner pay, the abuse of the English language in areas... Read More

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(January 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

The imminent Persian Gulf War starts off this issue by looking at America’s stand against Saddam Hussin versus that of the international worlds stand against him. From there, there are articles touching... Read More

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(December 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Christmas is the main topic of this issue, from what christmas is like in prison for a new prisoner, to how christmas is celebrated internationally, to a Finnish Christmas story. Also included are articles... Read More

  An article about how the government controls public discourse through the mass media takes up the bulk of the issue. Concerns about prisoner pay, earnings, and taxes are also given a good deal of... Read More

Parole board backlog and the low rate of granted early release are the main focal points of this issue, as well as an editorial by Claire Culhane about the “gating” of prisoners. Other subjects... Read More

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(April 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Topics in this issue include how double speak is used in business, information regarding prisoners being sued by their victims for civil damages, and the value of literacy. Also included are looks at... Read More

Concerns about upcoming renovations to the Mission Institute start off this issue that includes an explanation of the mission statement, a look at the Canadian Pension Plan, and an article about international... Read More

This issue starts off with a look at the wording of the mission statement and what it means for prisoners. From there, a wide range of topics are covered, from a look at a suit by prisoners against the... Read More

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(Feb/Mar 1989) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue, topics include treatment for sex-offenders, changes to the institute’s budget, and editorials on censorship and what constitutes “deviant behavior”. Also included is an... Read More

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(September 2 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes two short stories for entertainment as well as information and statistics on inmate sports teams. Coded by: Samantha Mitchell  Read More