The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

115 results for ‘Mission Medium Security Institution’ found

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(November 1989) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue, prisoners consider the current strike by Correctional employees and the new Mission policy which identifies the core values of Canada’s federal correctional system. Three articles... Read More

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(October 1993) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Here Professor A.K. Dewdney questions how Sigmund Freud’s unproven theories form the basis of psychotherapy and further frame the diagnosis of an inmate’s mental health used at parole hearings.... Read More

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(May/June 1994) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Two articles here, each embodying aspects of justice, crime and criminality. The first article discusses Rene Girard’s theory of scapegoating. In the second article, printed from Simon Fraser’s Alumni... Read More

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(July/August 1994) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue features two articles. First,  Dr. Robert Hare presents his views on psychopathy and the Psychopathy Checklist. Second, a prisoner asserts his views on the conflict between Bill C-36, Correctional... Read More

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(Dec/Jan 1993-1994) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Here, several well-researched, well-cited articles critique a broad range of topics central to Canada’s justice system. Of particular interest are the articles written by prisoners and prisoner advocate... Read More

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(December 1989) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue presents the National Parole Board’s Mission Statement, its core values and the guiding principles which form the NPB’s constitution. It also explores physiological differences... Read More

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(July/August 1995) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue showcases articles which advocate for prisoners’ psychological and physical health. Specifically, a former prisoner pens his views opposing the judicial review of life sentences... Read More

This issue highlights Cambridge University’s D.J. West’s critique on methods used by Mission’s treatment program for sexual offenders. This article cites excerpts from West’s findings... Read More

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(Summer 1985) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967,... Read More

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(Spring 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue presents two articles which explore international incarceration. Both pieces look at elements of trust between inmates and staff and positive effects of family visits in comparison to North... Read More

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(February 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue showcases writing contest winners: essays, stories and poetry from Mission Institution’s finest writers. A feature contest entry outlinesAIDS related health issues including statistics.... Read More

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(December 1985) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This year-end issue presents a great variety of topics. Highlights center on the Solicitor General’s leadership initiatives and priorities such as mandatory supervision, Inmate Employment Program... Read More

In this issue you’ll find a descriptive write up about a pilot art therapy program entitled “The Role of Art in the Special Unit”. Written by Scotland’s first art therapist Joyce... Read More

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(November 1985) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her... Read More

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(January 1986) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More