The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

158 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

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(Fall 1985) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue features two re-produced excerpts from “Crime and Punishment” (original source unclear)  discussing such things as the prisoners’ “course diet” and tobacco use in prison. ... Read More

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(December 1990 ) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This Mission Rag is centered on the prison community, prison programs and their successes. See the editor’s view on prisoner connectedness to the outside world and its relationship to recidivism... Read More

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(October 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue is a memorial in honour of a prisoner who took his life at Mission Institution. This issue also has an editorial which compares Canada’s position on peace and freedom to other... Read More

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(January 1987) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue largely deals with parole.  The privatization of parole as well as the privatization of Correction Services Canada is also discussed.  There is information regarding a mock parole hearing... Read More

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(February 1983) released from Joyceville Institution

The exact date of this issue is unknown, but it is believed to be from February 1983.  This issue discusses prison violence as well as the Canadian justice system.  The Inmate Committee, the Allied Group,... Read More

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(1979) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains information on the annual St. Leonard’s Society of Canada conference, the introduction of closed-circuit T.V. for police use, and human rights issues regarding parole.  There are... Read More

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(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this edition the focus is on mandatory supervision and parole.  There are also articles discussing human rights issues regarding mandatory supervision and parole.  There is a two-page column in French for... Read More

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(June 1984) released from Bowden Institution and Annex

A major theme of this issue is sentencing goals and alternatives to incarceration/punishment. One article examines the need for a Native Advisory Board and a lengthy chapel news section is also included. ... Read More