The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

184 results for ‘Collins Bay Institution’ found

This issue contains an editorial about Supreme Court decisions regarding parole revocation and statutory remission, an article about the “prison problem” being neglected and the need for reform,... Read More

This issue of Avatar outlines procedures for prisoners to file grievances, and also a description of a Pow-wow. KEYWORDS:  Native Brotherhood, Commissioner’s Directive No. 231, Alcoholics Anonymous Coded... Read More

Fallacy of Life

(August 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

Prejudice and discrimination of prisoners on both religious and political grounds is the main focal point of this issue. It looks at how religious figures in society neglect and cast out prisoners from... Read More

Fallacy of Life

(October 1986) released from Collins Bay Institution

Issues affecting lifers (those serving 25 year minimum sentences) are the central point of this inaugural issue. It also includes an article explaining the injustices with regards to remission policy... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features a message from the chairman, a list of the event’s supporters, the schedule for the upcoming Olympiad, and a recap of the previous year’s event. Coded by Bethany Sanjenko    Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features details of an upcoming athletic event, a recap of the previous year’s event, and a list of the event’s supporters. KEYWORDS: Exceptional Peoples’ Olympiad Coded... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features a message from the chairman, a list of the event’s supporters, the schedule for the upcoming Olympiad, and a recap of the previous year’s event. KEYWORDS: Coded by... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes minutes from a meeting with the warden, an explanation of the Inmate Committee’s role, a new laundry policy, issues with cell theft, an upcoming rodeo, and a sports update. Coded... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes the request for volunteers in the John Howard Society’s Women’s Group, the need for revitalization in the John Howard Society, the issue of Aboriginal prisoners’ ability... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features several articles discussing mandatory supervision and its abolishment, the sentencing of young offenders, the lack of programs available, society’s main concerns regarding... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on upcoming events, a response to an article sensationalizing prison relationships, how women are treated in the criminal justice system, a list of issues prisoners... Read More

Tocsin

(1981) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This edition focuses on the John Howard Society (JHS) of Kingston including its withdrawal from parole supervision and efforts to abolish mandatory supervision because of an increasing emphasis... Read More

Fallacy of Life

(February 10, 1987) released from Collins Bay Institution

The debate about capital punishment in Canada is the focus of this issue. The article in this issue compares the public’s perception of crime vs. what the statistics say about crime, particularly violent... Read More

In addition to information on the Christmas concert, this issue contains a piece by the Prisoner’s Rights Group on the death of prisoner Ivan Horvat, and information on developments from the John... Read More