The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tarpaper – October 1975 - October 1975

Release description:

This issue includes information on the conditions of the living unit with an overview of what prisoner’s daily routines are like. An interview with a staff counsellor by an editor discusses the relationship between living unit officers and prisoners as well as some of the challenges that are associated with being a young female counselor. Another article provides a comparative analysis of Matsqui Institution with regards to other Canadian Institutions. Policy changes and the overturn of Administrative staff are discussed in another article, as well as one on the development of the Prisoner’s Union.

Coded by: Samantha Mitchell