The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

115 results for ‘Mission Medium Security Institution’ found

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(October 14 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue features a short story for entertainment as well as a large section which is dedicated to information on education courses offered for inmates. Also included are the details for an upcoming... Read More

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(November 8 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

An article looking at factual, scientific evidence of God makes up the bulk of this issue. Also included is a short story about finding a long lost love. KEYWORDS: Law of Creation, UBC Psychology research. Coded... Read More

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(May 30 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes an article on marijuana and its medicinal use for curing symptoms of various diseases.  Another article on overpopulation in prisons and the relationship to in prison crime and riots... Read More

Several short stories make up this issue, the first about faith, the second about a couple looking after a neighbors apartment, and one about having anxiety over the prison tv schedule. Also included is... Read More

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(January 20 1984) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes an article on the political state of Nicaragua and the influence of the President of the United States, Ronald Regan. A large article on religious beliefs aims to promote rehabilitation... Read More

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(January 6 1984) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Canteen and video lists make up most of this issue. Also included is a short story about drug use and dealing. KEYWORDS: Prisoner’s Committee, Video List, Canteen List, Drugs Coded by: Joe Lanaway  Read More

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(February 17 1984) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue features a short story for entertainment called ‘The Escape’. Information on education courses as well as rehabilitative activities available to inmates is included. Religious literature... Read More

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(May 8 1981) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

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(March 5 1981) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes information on prison statistics in Canada. The minutes from a meeting between the Inmate Committee and the Administration is recorded. There are news articles on the correlation between recession... Read More

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(October 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Included is an editorial on prisoners’ voting rights as well as articles on subjects including the application of unique laws to natives, explanation of old age security pensions in Canada, and an... Read More

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(August 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Articles on prisoner pay and inmate conditions, the scheduled completion of an 80 man unit, an elderly prisoner’s experience and perception of the parole system, the new “Intensive Parole Supervision... Read More

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(January 24 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes information about the Inmate Pay System, in-house vocational classes, local sports teams and scores, prisoner staff changes, and a notice about Christmas parcel fees. Claire Culhane... Read More

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(April 2 1981) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

A look at prisoner pay and a questionnaire on capital punishment are the main focal points of this issue. KEYWORDS: Capital Punishment, Prisoner Pay Coded by: Joe Lanaway  Read More

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(May 2 1980) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This short issue includes an update on the Inmate Committee, a fundraiser involving photo albums, setting up a tennis club, and news about canteen prices. KEYWORDS: Inmate Grievance Procedure, Tennis,... Read More

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(April 18 1980) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This short issue brings news from the Inmate Committee, an update on the condition of the prison camera, the G.E.D. programs, and new typewriters being provided to the institution. Also provided is a critical... Read More