The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Inside the Bay – August 1994 - August 1994

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SUMMARY: This edition of Inside the Bay discusses prisoners dying while incarcerated and the significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day. Additionally, the tension in the multicultural prison population, the Canadian government’s new National Crime Prevention Council, the deterioration of prison health care, the statements on sentencing and prison overcrowding made by CSC Commissioner John Edwards, and the marriages of prisoners are considered. Food, sports, the 1994 Exceptional People’s Olympiad, and lockdowns at Collins Bay are also addressed.

KEYWORDS: National Crime Prevention Council, Exceptional People’s Olympiad.

Coded by Claire Hall