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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

Con.T.A.C.T.

(1980) released from Collins Bay Institution

In addition to information on the Christmas concert, this issue contains a piece by the Prisoner’s Rights Group on the death of prisoner Ivan Horvat, and information on developments from the John... Read More

This issue of Inside News contains articles on official pardons, ex-prisoners and Project Re-Entry, parole and temporary absences, and a critique of transcendental meditation. Also included is an editorial... 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

This issue includes articles regarding heroin use and drug education, prisoner struggles with loneliness, and a long piece on the irony of prison. Also included is an opinion piece on imprisonment as a... Read More

This issue includes a discussion of a John Howard Society program looking to establish interactions between prisoners and members of the community. Also included is information on upcoming available health... 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

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

Christmas is the main topic of this issue, from what christmas is like in prison for a new prisoner, to how christmas is celebrated internationally, to a Finnish Christmas story. Also included are articles... Read More

This issue contains a news release regarding the Canadian Penitentiary Service’s construction program to build new prisons. Also included are Jaycee reports, a letter from a prisoner to a judge,... Read More

This issue of Open Doors primarily includes an update of how the Alcoholics Anonymous is fairing and personal letters from members. KEYWORDS: Alcoholics Anonymous, Open Door Group Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue is primarily a program of activities, prizes, and bonuses for prisoners. All content is duplicated in French. KEYWORDS:  Vacation Organization Committee, Inmate Welfare Fund Coded by: Kate... Read More

This Christmas/New Year edition addresses problems with the RCMP and the part Canadian press plays in guarding civil liberties. Also included is an article suggesting a comprehensive reform of laws covering... Read More

This issue of The Beacon includes pieces on the need for women to be brought into prisons to combat homosexual acts, the need for sex, drug, and alcohol education in schools and homes, and the need for... Read More