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The Gabber Express

(August 2018) released from Matsqui Institution

Issue focussed on Prisoners’ Justice Day.  Read More

A re-print from another paper starts this issue off with an article on the works of Clare Culhane. One prisoner’s point of view on capital punishment is printed as a poem, and another prisoner writes... Read More

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth... Read More

Potential pension concerns involving the baby-boomer generation and a look at how “No Votes” effect constitutional amendments start off this issue. The bulk of the issue, however, is dedicated... Read More

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 looks at a wide range of subjects, with articles looking at what prisoners need to know about the Correctional Strategy, as well as the history and significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day... Read More

This issue includes articles about Bill C-36 and the debate about whether or not corrections works or not, the use of the word “offender” in the literature of the bill, the contradiction of... Read More

This issue starts off with an article about the enactment of Bill C-36 by Solicitor General Douglas Lewis. Next, there is an article highlighting NBA player Magic Johnson and his struggle with HIV, which... Read More

This issue deals with various aspects of prison life that will be effected by the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, or Bill C-36. These include Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), living conditions,... Read More

In this issue, topics include aversion therapy for sex-offenders, what the recent NDP provincial victory means for the prison population, Parole Act amendments, and an evolutionary perspective on issues... Read More

This issue includes a look at the recent rash of suicides among aboriginal prisoners at the Kingston Prison for Women, a better understanding of prisoner pay, the abuse of the English language in areas... Read More

  An article about how the government controls public discourse through the mass media takes up the bulk of the issue. Concerns about prisoner pay, earnings, and taxes are also given a good deal of... Read More

Parole board backlog and the low rate of granted early release are the main focal points of this issue, as well as an editorial by Claire Culhane about the “gating” of prisoners. Other subjects... Read More

Out of Bounds v3(11)

(Spring 1985) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the cost/policies regarding incarceration and parole, the results of a survey on CSC performance, a suggestion for paring down government bureaucracy, and the state of open... Read More

This issue is a milestone of five years of continuous publication, and reprints some articles from previous issues.  Subjects of articles reprinted include the Prisoners’ Rights Group, war on drugs,... Read More