The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

158 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

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(Summer 1990) released from Warkworth Institution

A number of articles in this issue focus on drugs: in the prison, on the street,testing, trafficking.  Mumia Abu-Jamal shares his thoughts on the treatment of African Americans in the justice system and... Read More

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(April 1990) released from Warkworth Institution

In this issue, Claire Culhane weighs in on the building of more prisons in Canada and the warden discusses drugs and alcohol,the new drug policy at Warkworth, the CSC Mission Statement, and problems surrounding... Read More

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(November 1989) released from Warkworth Institution

A profile on ex-convict Serge Leclerc, re-printed from the Globe and Mail, details his struggles with incarceration and his accomplishments before and after his release.  Also profiled is Claire Culhane,... Read More

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(October 1988) released from Warkworth Institution

The Jaycees 15th anniversary banquet receives extensive coverage in this issue of Outlook.  For those planning to visit Warkworth, there are map directions to the prison as well as restaurant and hotel... Read More

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(June 1989) released from Warkworth Institution

Activist Claire Culhane is the focus of the opening article in which she discusses the struggles prisoners face and the work she does for prisoners’ rights.  Manitoba Penitentiary’s first warden,... Read More

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(May 1987) released from Bowden Institution and Annex

This  issue of the newsletter begins with the financial statements of the “inmate committee” and the next article provides an American prisoner’s perspective on the  the operations... Read More

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(Nov/Dec 1984) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue contains articles on the Newbrey House (a halfway house for Aboriginal ex-convicts), the HELP employment program, and Newfoundland’s first minimum-security prison set to open in 1987.  New... Read More

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(Fall 1987) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue includes  prisoners’ reviews of Tanguay Prison, Halifax County Correctional Centre and St. John Regional Correctional Centre.  One woman writes about her experience on day parole and... Read More

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(May/June 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue’s feature article discusses the prison management of sex offenders including living arrangements, anonymity, specialized programs and statements from Deputy Warden Sandra Burton regarding... Read More

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(February 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue contains several articles by prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, including a portion of her speech to the University of Windsor in which she discusses racism and discrimination in the criminal... Read More

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(April/May 1983) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue opens with an informative article on one’s rights regarding questioning and detainment by police.  Two other articles discuss budget cuts to post-secondary education for prisoners, examining... Read More

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(Nov/Dec 1982) released from Warkworth Institution

This issue focuses heavily on mandatory supervision and parole, as well as the controversial practice of double-bunking due to the unexpected swell in the prison population.  This issue also features... Read More

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(May/June 1994) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Two articles here, each embodying aspects of justice, crime and criminality. The first article discusses Rene Girard’s theory of scapegoating. In the second article, printed from Simon Fraser’s Alumni... Read More

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(July 1957) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue provides details regarding Netherland’s new experimental rehabilitation program for serious offenders and Mexico’s new prison devoid of bars and locks.  There is a lengthy article on the... Read More

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(Spring 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue contains a lengthy discussion of the alternatives to prison and the rationales for these approaches. Several pages explore the use of Electronic Monitoring System (EMS) technology and sentencing... Read More