SUMMARY: The newsletter includes information regarding updates to the phone systems, initiatives being put forth by the Inmate Committee, facts about tuberculosis and HIV, the construction of a new center with the intention of preparing prisoners for their release, and a history of the Canadian penal press. Also featured is a reprint reflecting on the treatment of victims in the legal system, updates on a police officer’s manslaughter trial, and a fourth reprint on potential legislation aimed at prisoners’ voting rights.
KEYWORDS: Prison Arts Competition, restorative justice, sentence calculation
Coded by Bethany Sanjenko
LIST OF CODES: Death penalty/capital punishment, Entertainment, Health – physical, Human rights, Penal reforms, Post-carceral issues, Religion and spirituality, Sports