The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

128 results for ‘William Head Institution’ found

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(1999) released from William Head Institution

This issue opens with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and explains the reasons behind its inception.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the claim against CSC that the high prices of the... Read More

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(1999) released from William Head Institution

This issue is dedicated to the topic of restorative justice.  The First Nations’ approach to restorative justice is explained, as is the Medicine Wheel, “the basis for many native spiritual and practical... Read More

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(Poetry Issue 1997) released from William Head Institution

This special issue of Out of Bounds consists solely of poetry.  Read More

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(2006) released from William Head Institution

The Federal Court ruling on the security fence at William’s Head Institution is recapped in this issue (i.e. why does a minimum security facility have a medium security fence?).  Capital punishment... Read More

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(1996) released from William Head Institution

The editorial in this is edition challenges the media’s presentation of crime and the public’s perceptions of harm.  One prisoner reviews the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) while others... Read More

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(2001) released from William Head Institution

This edition features an open letter to the Commisioner of  CSC detailing one prisoner’s claims of abuse at Bowden Institution. The legality of the Psychopathy Checklist (Revised) being conducted... Read More

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(1997) released from William Head Institution

This edition discusses the ban on smoking in federal institutions (including a report on research done at the Regional Health Centre in Abbotsford) and  sentencing reforms in the Criminal Code of Canada.... Read More

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(1996) released from William Head Institution

This issue is dedicated to Claire Culhane, a well-known prisoners’ rights advocate, who passed away in April of 1996.  There are letters from Ms. Culhane herself as well as letters from prisoners sharing... Read More