The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

158 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

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(Oct/Nov 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features Inmate Committee meeting minutes, suggested penal reforms, and an open letter from the Native Brotherhood regarding a recent meeting with the Allied Indian Metis Society. There... Read More

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(August 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains information on Prisoners’ Justice Day, an article on suicides in prison, the purpose of the prisoners’ code, updated postal rates, sports news, notes from a recent Inmate... Read More

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(April 1990) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains a recap of a seminar held at the prison, an update on sports, a list of resources available to prisoners, a reprinted article about inattentive guards and another reprint on... Read More

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(2005) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the implementation of the indoor smoking ban, tobacco theft from the canteen, the benefits of giving and thinking of others, the Restorative Justice Coalition, wildlife... Read More

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(2003) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the conversion of William Head to minimum security, the dismissal of the judicial review regarding smoking policy at William Head, barriers to visiting prisoners, and aboriginal... Read More

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(2003) released from William Head Institution

Discussion of William Head converting to a minimum security facility, updates on court challenges addressing smoking bans and consent to psychological assessments, a review of the history of the Canadian... Read More

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(1998) released from William Head Institution

The issue opens with discussion of the new community living prison design and its implications in regards self-policing. Other articles discuss court challenges in regards to failure to submit to urinalysis... Read More

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(1997) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the screening process for prison visitors, court challenges in regards to prisoner rights issues in disciplinary court, the Patrick Kelly case, and a prisoner recalls his... Read More

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(1995) released from William Head Institution

Articles in this issue include the legality of “sniffer” tests on prison visitors, CSC programs and testing for prisoner substance abuse, urine tests in prison, a prisoner’s experience... Read More

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(1995) released from William Head Institution

An editorial and an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day, the (in)effectiveness of the war on drugs, the First Nations practice of “rediscovery” as a behavioural intervention are topics... Read More

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(May 1984) released from Mountain Institution

This issue includes information about a rehabilitative program that allows prisoners to take part in family visits. There is also information given on a support group for family members of prisoners.  Two... Read More

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(June 1984) released from Mountain Institution

This is a mini issue with a series of announcements pertaining to inmate group socials. There is a news release outlining the changes to the E.T.A. or Escorted Temporary Absence program which allows inmates... Read More

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(December 1972) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

This issue has a large selection of letters, poetry and information dedicated to the Alcoholics Anonymous program. Several short stories and some Aboriginal art are also included along with Christmas greetings... Read More

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(2007) released from William Head Institution

An article on the power of words and other articles on crystal meth, the dying days in a prison medical facility of an old-time  bank robber, and a description of some of William Head’s programs... Read More

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(1988) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on the disappearance of rehabilitation from prisons, Prisoners’ Justice Day, a reprint from the Toronto Star on lack of prisoner reform, and an update from the Native... Read More