The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

115 results for ‘Mission Medium Security Institution’ found

This issue has articles on proposed government reforms on sentencing, corrections and parole, statistics on parolees and recidivism  for both conditional release and mandatory supervision programs, tips... Read More

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(September 1980) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes a humorous short story about hunting pedestrians and about the health hazards of unrefined sugar. Short articles about Terry Fox and apes are also included. KEYWORDS: Inmate Committee,... Read More

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(April 11 1980) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This short issue looks at news from the Inmate committee, the setup of the Mission Services Group, and having to take a psychology test. KEYWORDS: Mission Services Group, Inmate Committee Coded by: Joe... Read More

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(July/August 1978) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

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(Spring 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

SUMMARY: The issue includes a recap of a recent Programs Conference, the benefits of getting an education in prison, a lengthy history of Christopher Columbus, environmental initiatives being taken in... Read More

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(November 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Includes an article on prison uniforms from the prisoner perspective, an article on case management teams, a copy of a letter from Clair Culhane requesting the transfer of an ill prisoner, and one letter... Read More

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(December 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

A science fiction short story on space travel is the main focus of this issue. Also included are articles about salvation through religion, and a round up of the local ball hockey, soccer, and volleyball... Read More

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(August 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Included in this issue is a short story about a business man in a small town in the year 1912, a look at “dufferball”, and information on changes to family visit procedures. KEYWORDS: Dufferball,... Read More

This issue starts off with a short story about a prisoners’ release and the issue he faces while being on parole. There is also an article that looks at both conditions inside Canadian Prisons and... Read More

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(August 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue contains several short stories, from one about a mother dealing with the potential break up of her family, a fan’s musings on fastball, and a humorous piece about a dog named “Sex”.... Read More

This edition of this weekly publication was issued on July 18, 1980 and includes a parting address from “the committee” which rebukes the apathy of their fellow convicts and bureaucratic... Read More

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(May/June 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue’s feature article discusses the prison management of sex offenders including living arrangements, anonymity, specialized programs and statements from Deputy Warden Sandra Burton regarding... Read More

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(February 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue contains several articles by prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, including a portion of her speech to the University of Windsor in which she discusses racism and discrimination in the criminal... Read More

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(October 1989) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This short issue features an eclectic mix of topics. In one article, a prisoner  recommends effective methods to interact with Corrections Canada through communication, personal management and introspection... Read More

This issue features two articles written by prisoners. One article argues the quality, management and effectiveness of prison rehabilitation programs and a second well-cited letter appeals to Canada’s... Read More