The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

134 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

In this issue, prisoners rights are the main focus, ranging from a prisoners right to vote, to privileges such as Temporary Absences (TAs) and house visitation rule revisions, as well as a prisoners right... Read More

This issue touches on a wide range of topics, such as prisoners right to vote federally, myths and realities about temporary absence passes(TAPs), the proposal for an aboriginal justice system, and condom... Read More

This issue deals with politics (the Tories privatizing the public sphere, Public Service Alliance strike), international/racial concerns (problems for a newly united Germany, links to colonialism and racism... Read More

This issue begins with an article about the release of Wesley Gareth Evans and the various issues about how his case was carried out by the RCMP. The issue then looks at several stories of “police... Read More

This issue of the Communicator includes an editorial on how the paper came to be, an article on capital punishment, a piece about prison diarists, and a call for penal reforms by Jesuit prison chaplains.... Read More

This issue contains a highlight of the new prison hospital, an open letter to the five district court judges of Alberta, and a critique of hiring outside workers instead of prisoners to do prison projects.... Read More

This issue of Off the Wall contains a response to the Stony Mountain Terminator article regarding understanding, an article about what crime is, and a piece about guards convicted for forcefully shaving... Read More

This issue of the Communicator includes an in-depth interview with only female Unit Classification Officer working at Springhill, a First Nations tale, and a piece on the necessity of the prisoner committee. KEYWORDS:... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue discusses Prisoners’ Justice Day, HIV/AIDS in prison, the Aboriginal Theatre Group, and advocates of the death penalty. Prisoners’ limited access to phone calls, the incorrect payment... Read More

This issue includes articles on the implementation of the indoor smoking ban, tobacco theft from the canteen, the benefits of giving and thinking of others, the Restorative Justice Coalition, wildlife... Read More

This issue includes articles on the conversion of William Head to minimum security, the dismissal of the judicial review regarding smoking policy at William Head, barriers to visiting prisoners, and aboriginal... Read More

Discussion of William Head converting to a minimum security facility, updates on court challenges addressing smoking bans and consent to psychological assessments, a review of the history of the Canadian... Read More

The issue opens with discussion of the new community living prison design and its implications in regards self-policing. Other articles discuss court challenges in regards to failure to submit to urinalysis... Read More

This issue includes articles on the screening process for prison visitors, court challenges in regards to prisoner rights issues in disciplinary court, the Patrick Kelly case, and a prisoner recalls his... Read More

Articles in this issue include the legality of “sniffer” tests on prison visitors, CSC programs and testing for prisoner substance abuse, urine tests in prison, a prisoner’s experience... Read More