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Tarpaper

(February 1978) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue opens with an exploration of the roots and contemporary features of “convict poetry”, identifying how imprisonment can amplify or awaken a need for free expression. Articles critique... Read More

Tarpaper – December 1973

(December 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains a lengthy article on the expansion of psychiatric prisons. Also included is a piece about prisoners’ wives establishing a new group to campaign for services, and a prisoner profile.... Read More

Tarpaper – July 1973

(July 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This large issue has a focus on parole, including an editorial on flaws in the system, a letter from the National Parole Board with parole statistics, recidivist statistics for Canadian prisons, and a... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1973

(October 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue addresses how some prisoners can end up serving longer sentences then originally planned, and also contains a piece explaining temporary parole. Also included is an article about prisoners taking... Read More

Tarpaper

(June 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue opens with a transcript of the Correctional Services Deputy Commissioner of Communications, John Braithwaite’s, speech from the March 1980 conference on “Managing the Criminal Justice... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1974

(October 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tarpaper includes articles on the social problem of drug addiction, a prisoner’s wife’s experience with social imprisonment, and the Divine Light Mission. Also included is a piece... Read More

Tarpaper – February 1974

(February 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains articles about methadone, the study of psychiatric treatment in Canadian prisons, and what dissolving prisons would mean for the economy. Also included is a review of prisons in Canada,... Read More

Tarpaper

(1984) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue not yet coded.  Read More

Tarpaper, v8(3)

(July 1978) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: The issue focuses heavily on proposed heroin addiction treatment legislation, Bill 18, including critical analyses of the efficacy of treatment, the accuracy of urinalysis for drug detection,... Read More

Tarpaper

(Sep/Oct 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue not yet coded.  Read More

Tarpaper

(April 1978) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: Articles in this issue provide instructions for accessing and requesting corrections to federal records with a detailed list of information banks, an in-depth analysis of lie detector tests, a... Read More

Tarpaper – Jan/Feb 1979

(Jan/Feb 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue reports news of a cabinet decision to reclassify Matsqui as maximum security and explores the problem of overcrowding in maximum security institutions in Canada. Articles examine the... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1975

(October 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes information on the conditions of the living unit with an overview of what prisoner’s daily routines are like. An interview with a staff counsellor by an editor discusses the relationship... Read More

Tarpaper – June 1976

(June 1976) released from Matsqui Institution

Issue not yet coded.  Read More

Tarpaper – June 1971

(June 1971) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tar Paper discusses how to write for a prison newspaper, the requirements for pre-release, and outlines projects of the United Native Club. Also included is an article on the United States... Read More