The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

354 results for ‘Rehabilitative- Reformative Programs’ found

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(Sep/Oct 1983) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter from the editor on rehabilitation, suggested solutions to the issue of overcrowding, bias against prisoner testimony in court, Inmate Committee meeting minutes, a... Read More

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(1981) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes information on an upcoming crafts sale, a reprinted article on studies in psychotherapy and its costs, text from an Alcoholics Anonymous book, and heart disease facts and other... Read More

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(1981) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes perspectives from a prisoner serving a life sentence, the behavioural science behind jury selection, the Toastmasters Club’s participation in a speech competition, and upcoming... Read More

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(January 1992) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue starts off with an article about the enactment of Bill C-36 by Solicitor General Douglas Lewis. Next, there is an article highlighting NBA player Magic Johnson and his struggle with HIV, which... Read More

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(December 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue deals with various aspects of prison life that will be effected by the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, or Bill C-36. These include Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), living conditions,... Read More

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(October 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue deals with politics (the Tories privatizing the public sphere, Public Service Alliance strike), international/racial concerns (problems for a newly united Germany, links to colonialism and racism... Read More

Psychological evaluation and research make up the bulk of this issue. Topics include a critique of a recent CSC research report, suggestions on possible solutions of evaluative research in order to provide... Read More

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(April 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue, information regarding legal representation and community in-reach programs for prisoners is provided in this issue. Also given attention are prisoner tax problems, the benefits to health... Read More

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(March? 1991) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

This issue includes a look at the recent rash of suicides among aboriginal prisoners at the Kingston Prison for Women, a better understanding of prisoner pay, the abuse of the English language in areas... Read More

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(December 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Christmas is the main topic of this issue, from what christmas is like in prison for a new prisoner, to how christmas is celebrated internationally, to a Finnish Christmas story. Also included are articles... Read More

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(April 1990) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

Topics in this issue include how double speak is used in business, information regarding prisoners being sued by their victims for civil damages, and the value of literacy. Also included are looks at... Read More

This issue starts off with a look at the wording of the mission statement and what it means for prisoners. From there, a wide range of topics are covered, from a look at a suit by prisoners against the... Read More

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(Feb/Mar 1989) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

In this issue, topics include treatment for sex-offenders, changes to the institute’s budget, and editorials on censorship and what constitutes “deviant behavior”. Also included is an... Read More

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(April 1974) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue contains a news release regarding the Canadian Penitentiary Service’s construction program to build new prisons. Also included are Jaycee reports, a letter from a prisoner to a judge,... Read More

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(September 1973) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue of the Echo includes pieces highlighting charitable projects for which monies were raised, including helping a needy family, fostering a child, and obtaining a wheelchair for a disabled child.... Read More