The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

193 results for ‘Post-Carceral Issues’ found

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(1989) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter discusses the importance of being a part of a community in and out of prison, upcoming events, and features some religious poetry. KEYWORDS: Salvation Army Group Coded by Bethany... Read More

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(Winter 1989) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article detailing one woman’s newly found awareness of prison activities, an upcoming seminar, a reprinted article on the role of the “black sheep” in family dynamics,... Read More

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(July 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features letters from the retiring editor and his replacement, one prisoner’s reflections on his participation in Prisoners’ Justice Day, a letter dedicated to the head of... Read More

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(February 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes the recounting of a meeting with the warden, an ongoing project to transcribe article into braille, a program to help prisoners prepare for their release, a reprinted letter... Read More

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(April 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains a piece on a Progressive Conservative MP looking to bring back Capital Punishment and issues with RCMP, and a discussion with Solicitor General Warren Allmand about future reforms to... Read More

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(February 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains one interview with the new Social & Culture Development Officer, and one about the Canadian Youth Research Project. There are articles about the law as it pertains to prisoners,... Read More

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(January 1975) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue contains an editorial about Supreme Court decisions regarding parole revocation and statutory remission, an article about the “prison problem” being neglected and the need for reform,... Read More

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(1981) released from Millhaven Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a response to a judge’s perception of court, a rebuttal to an interview portraying Canadian prisons as progressive, the repercussions of special handling units, issues... Read More

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(Winter/Spring 1997) released from Warkworth Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains information on a workshop for becoming nonviolent, a former prisoner’s account of job hunting, and technological advances in policing. Also included are reprinted facts on... Read More

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(January/February 1974) released from Millhaven Institution

This issue highlights a motion introduced in Parliament to abolish capital punishment completely and replace it with a mandatory 25-year sentence before parole. Also included is an article on fewer prisoners... Read More

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(August 1985) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This edition features articles from mainstream media outlets discussing prejudicial treatment of ‘ex-cons’, proposed changes to the mandatory supervision program, privatization of catering... Read More

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(February 1999) released from Grand Valley Institution for Women

SUMMARY: The newsletter details the existence and achievements of the Inmate Committee, information on prisoner wages, a list of rules and chargeable offences for new prisoners, health advice, and a newly... Read More

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(October 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tarpaper includes articles on the social problem of drug addiction, a prisoner’s wife’s experience with social imprisonment, and the Divine Light Mission. Also included is a piece... Read More

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(1988) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue discusses news of a large prison escape, a recap of a recent uprising and the Inmate Committee’s recommendations for handling future incidents, an interview with one of the newsletter’s... Read More

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(1987) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes opinions on the death penalty and its alternatives, interviews with prisoners serving life sentences, updates on an upcoming boxing event, reprints on the death penalty, and... Read More