The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Communicator v3(2) - 1999

  • Name:The Communicator v3(2)
  • Date:1999
  • Institution: Springhill Institution
  • Topics: Educational or Vocational Training, Entertainment, Health-Physical, Judicial Process-Appeals, Parole-Conditional Release, Race & Ethnicity, Religion and Spirituality,
  • Release Description:

    SUMMARY: This edition includes the offering of a motorcycle safety course, attempts to get computers and more courses into the prison, waiving a parole hearing, and a skeptical opinion piece on racially motivated confrontations. There are many reprinted articles in this issue, including an article on blood pressure, potential reforms to the Criminal Code, aging prison populations, decriminalizing possession of marijuana, new parole legislation, and a parenting program.

    KEYWORDS: African Canadian Prison Association, Black Cultural Society, Genesis Life Line Society, literacy,

    Coded by Bethany Sanjenko