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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 articles included discuss prisoner escapes, the loss of voting rights for prisoners serving sentences of two years or more, the current state of punishment versus rehabilitation, the William Head Work... Read More

This issue’s articles include an opinion piece on suicide and articles on CSC monitoring and recording of prisoners’ telephone calls, legalization of marijuana, the link between substance abuse... 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

This issue includes articles on “snitching” in prison, inmate access to computers, prison guard complaints regarding in-reach workers’ pay rates, the CSC’s Mission Statement (including... Read More

Two articles in this issue discuss newly enacted Bill C-36, including Chapter 20 which allows the detention of high risk violent offenders after sentence expiry (gating).  Also, a prisoner writes about... Read More

In this issue we see articles on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision on female guards’ employment due to the RCMP reinstatement of the same sex policy for guarding prisoners, preparing for... Read More

Alternatives to incarceration/imprisonment are the topic of a reprinted article from the Mission Messenger.  Also included are articles on education and employment options at William Head, and a view... Read More

This Christmas issue has a reprint of a Toronto Star article on evaluation of Canada’s Parole System and sentencing, and an interview with George Watson is also included. KEYWORDS: parole, sentencing,... Read More

Included is an editorial on prisoners’ voting rights as well as articles on subjects including the application of unique laws to natives, explanation of old age security pensions in Canada, and an... Read More

Articles on prisoner pay and inmate conditions, the scheduled completion of an 80 man unit, an elderly prisoner’s experience and perception of the parole system, the new “Intensive Parole Supervision... Read More

This issue includes information about the Inmate Pay System, in-house vocational classes, local sports teams and scores, prisoner staff changes, and a notice about Christmas parcel fees. Claire Culhane... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes new additions to the library, the need for more rehabilitative programs, a message from Alcoholics Anonymous, and the establishment of an Inmate Committee. KEYWORDS: Cell theft,... Read More

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

This issue includes articles on escapes and reintegration, a visually impaired prisoner’s CSC lawsuit over rights to special equipment, news from the Native Brotherhood, an interview with new warden... Read More