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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

This issue of Inside News is an anniversary issue looking back at the past year. Included is an article about inquiries into the penal system due to escapes, a speech by Senator Earl Hastings regarding... Read More

This issue contains editorials regarding prison in general and alternatives to new prisons, fences built around prisons, the parole system, and problems with the RCMP. Also included is a review of Jessica... 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 different aspects of prisoner life effected by the Corrections and Conditions Release Act, such as Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), improvements to living conditions, new uniforms,... 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 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 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

In this issue, information regarding legal representation and community in-reach programs for prisoners is provided in this issue. Also given attention are prisoner tax problems, the benefits to health... 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

Concerns about upcoming renovations to the Mission Institute start off this issue that includes an explanation of the mission statement, a look at the Canadian Pension Plan, and an article about international... Read More

This issue starts off with a look at the wording of the mission statement and what it means for prisoners. From there, a wide range of topics are covered, from a look at a suit by prisoners against the... Read More