This issue highlights the Halifax parole office, including in-depth interviews with its workers. Also included is a long article about a proposed marijuana bill, pieces on how the Jaycee Unit and the “Let’s Face It” programs help prisoners and ex-prisoners, and a study of dissociation in prisons. There is also a piece on community support for prisoners in peaceful protest, information about the Concern organization for prisoners’ partners, and a report from the Citizen’s Advisory Committee.

KEYWORDS:  Le Dain Commission, National Parole Service, Ouimet Commission, Accent on Youth, “Let’s Face It”, Jaycees, Concern organization, Canadian Youth Research Project, Citizen’s Advisory Committee

Coded by: Kate Garrett