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39 results for ‘Tarpaper’ found

Tarpaper – February 1973

(February 1973) released from Matsqui Institution

This large issue includes a lengthy article on prison reform, a reprint of the Model Sentencing Act, and prisoner response to the administration’s report on discipline. This issue also addresses... Read More

Tarpaper – October 1972

(October 1972) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tar Paper addresses the curtailing of temporary absences due to negative occurrences and an upcoming election. Also included are lengthy pieces regarding the proposal of a Temporary Absence... Read More

Tarpaper – 1972

(November 1972) released from Matsqui Institution

In this issue of Tarpaper, a discussion on the purpose of incarceration is presented with focus given to the living conditions of prisoners, and its possible effect on deterrence from future offending.... Read More

Tar Paper – September/October 1978

(September/October 1978) released from Matsqui Institution

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Tarpaper – Nov/Dec 1979

(November/December 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

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Tarpaper – July/August 1979

(July/August 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue begins with two articles discussing conjugal visits.  Questions surrounding parole are answered in-depth and the role of psychology in the criminal justice system is explored.  Also of interest... Read More

Tarpaper – May/June 1979

(May/June 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

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Tarpaper – March/April 1979

(March/April 1979) released from Matsqui Institution

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Tarpaper – March 1977

(March 1977) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue opens with a call for accountability, on the part of Canadian penitentiary staff, regarding prisoner grievances.  Also included in this edition is an article critiquing the increase in prison... Read More

Tarpaper – July 1975

(July 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains correspondence regarding minimum wage for prisoners, an editorial about where Canada is heading, a discussion of whether or not prisons are needed, and a piece about teaching poetry... Read More

Tarpaper – March/April 1975

(March/April 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

The importance of community involvement in rehabilitating prisoners, the realities of white collar crime, and the controversial practice of security staff wearing handcuff-shaped tie pins are all covered... Read More

Tarpaper – Jan/Feb 1975

(Jan/Feb 1975) released from Matsqui Institution

Capital punishment is featured in a number of articles in this issue.  There is a call for art submissions, from prisoners across Canada, to be exhibited at the United Nations Congress on the Prevention... Read More

Tarpaper

(1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This brief issue features a lengthy sports column, guidelines for acceptable behaviour during visits, and one prisoner’s hope for conjugal visitation rights.  The discontinuation of the Transactional... Read More

Tarpaper

(1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue opens by examining the population explosion in Canadian prisons.  A local newspaper attempts to dispel negative perceptions of prisoners at Matsqui by highlighting some of the good work prisoners... Read More

Tarpaper – March 1974

(March 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes pieces on community connection improvement, meditation, and a prisoner profile. There is also an article reprinted from the Globe and Mail denouncing plea bargaining. KEYWORDS:  plea... Read More