The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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The Insider

(July 1992) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes the offering of a computer class and other courses, thoughts on how the staff treat the prisoners, an upcoming visit from Claire Culhane, reprinted statistics comparing Canada’s... Read More

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The Insider – September 1990

(September 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a list of ways to improve your situation while incarcerated, an update on a literacy project, information on the grievance procedure, changes to prisoner wages, a draft... Read More

The Insider – Oct/Nov 1990

(Oct/Nov 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features Inmate Committee meeting minutes, suggested penal reforms, and an open letter from the Native Brotherhood regarding a recent meeting with the Allied Indian Metis Society. There... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue features sports news, updated rules surrounding televisions and radios, a recap of an awards ceremony held for students, a call for participation in a research project, errors in drug... Read More

The Insider – Jun/Jly 1990

(Jun/Jly 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features news from the Inmate Committee, the committee’s finances, an article written by the lone woman in a men’s prison, and reflections on the recent death of a prisoner. Also... Read More

The Insider – Jan-Mar 1991

(Jan-Mar 1991) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features a recap of the Inmate Committee’s meeting, issues with the video program, an account from a women’s prison, a sports update, statistics from a survey on alcohol and... Read More

The Insider – December 1990

(December 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: The issue includes minutes from the Inmate Committee meeting, a recap of a recent information fair, a response to proposed legislative changes, and new programs being offered. Also featured are... Read More

The Insider – August 1990

(August 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains information on Prisoners’ Justice Day, an article on suicides in prison, the purpose of the prisoners’ code, updated postal rates, sports news, notes from a recent Inmate... Read More

The Insider – August 1992

(August 1992) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features opinions on the current state of prisons and suggested changes, the evolution of regulations surrounding correspondence, how to use the grievance procedure to effect change,... Read More

The Insider – April 1990

(April 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains a recap of a seminar held at the prison, an update on sports, a list of resources available to prisoners, a reprinted article about inattentive guards and another reprint on... Read More

The Insider – April 1991

(April 1991) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains the minutes of the Inmate Committee meeting, the opportunity to participate in a research project, advice for treating insomnia, and a sports update. Also included are reprints... Read More