This issue of Advance includes an editorial on how prison conditions have improved since the 1950s and 60s, an interview with the director of the prison, C. W. Chitty, and pieces on traditional First Nations communication, financial cuts to the Springboard program, and prison hypocrisy. Also included is information on several prison groups and descriptions of parole board members.

KEYWORDS:  Operation Springboard, Chief Seattle, Allied Indian and Métis Society, Alcoholics Anonymous, Living Unit Concept, National Parole Board

Coded by: Kate Garrett