The Report to Parliament by the sub-committee on the Penitentiary System in Canada and the Solicitor General’s response to the recommendations are highlighted in this issue.  There is a very detailed article explaining the process for applying for a temporary absence as well as another article mentioning the new gun control and wiretap legislation.  Also in this issue is a list of the various penal presses published across Canada.

KEYWORDS: Canadian Penitentiary Service, PSAC, Peace and Security Act, Archambault Report, MacLeod Committee, Swackhamer Report, Temporary Absence, parole plan, Community Assessment, Accent on Youth program

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle