The public’s need to be properly informed about the facts concerning crime and justice in Canada is discussed throughout this issue of S. M. Innovator, with fingers being pointed directly at the media and politicians for the misled views of the public; the need for dialogue between prisoners and the public is stressed. An article by forensic psychologist Dr. R. J. Howes is featured discussing prisoners childhoods in relaton to their criminal activity. Also included in this issue: The possible outcome of the banning of tobacco products, a closer look  given to court sentencing, and fairness of prisoners wages is also examined.

KEYWORDS: Rossbrook house, John Howard Society, Case Management Officers

Coded by:  Emma Firlotte