The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

193 results for ‘Post-Carceral Issues’ found

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(1993) released from William Head Institution

Two articles in this issue discuss newly enacted Bill C-36, including Chapter 20 which allows the detention of high risk violent offenders after sentence expiry (gating).  Also, a prisoner writes about... Read More

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(1988) released from William Head Institution

In this issue we see articles on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision on female guards’ employment due to the RCMP reinstatement of the same sex policy for guarding prisoners, preparing for... Read More

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(1988) released from William Head Institution

Alternatives to incarceration/imprisonment are the topic of a reprinted article from the Mission Messenger.  Also included are articles on education and employment options at William Head, and a view... Read More

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(Nov/Dec 1987) released from William Head Institution

This Christmas issue has a reprint of a Toronto Star article on evaluation of Canada’s Parole System and sentencing, and an interview with George Watson is also included. KEYWORDS: parole, sentencing,... Read More

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(October 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Included is an editorial on prisoners’ voting rights as well as articles on subjects including the application of unique laws to natives, explanation of old age security pensions in Canada, and an... Read More

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(August 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Articles on prisoner pay and inmate conditions, the scheduled completion of an 80 man unit, an elderly prisoner’s experience and perception of the parole system, the new “Intensive Parole Supervision... Read More

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(January 24 1983) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes information about the Inmate Pay System, in-house vocational classes, local sports teams and scores, prisoner staff changes, and a notice about Christmas parcel fees. Claire Culhane... Read More

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(March 1991) released from Westmorland Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes new additions to the library, the need for more rehabilitative programs, a message from Alcoholics Anonymous, and the establishment of an Inmate Committee. KEYWORDS: Cell theft,... Read More

This issue has articles on proposed government reforms on sentencing, corrections and parole, statistics on parolees and recidivism  for both conditional release and mandatory supervision programs, tips... Read More

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(2008) released from William Head Institution

This issue includes articles on escapes and reintegration, a visually impaired prisoner’s CSC lawsuit over rights to special equipment, news from the Native Brotherhood, an interview with new warden... Read More

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(Winter 2007) released from William Head Institution

Christmas issue includes an article from the UBC Faculty of Law introducing their Innocence Project, and articles on advice for transitioning from prison, fear and spirituality, and a Times-Colonist reprint... Read More

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(Winter 2008) released from William Head Institution

One article examines obstacles to transitioning back into society including PTSD and addiction, and another article discusses the Restorative Justice Symposium 2008. KEYWORDS: halfway house, release, PTSD,... Read More

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(Spring 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

SUMMARY: The issue includes a recap of a recent Programs Conference, the benefits of getting an education in prison, a lengthy history of Christopher Columbus, environmental initiatives being taken in... Read More

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(April 1990) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue of The Keep Chronicle discusses the starting of the newsletter, as well as the official opening of Westmorland’s new recreation and administration facilities.  Information is featured on... Read More

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(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