The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Avatar - March 1976

  • Name:Avatar
  • Date:March 1976
  • Institution: Collins Bay Institution
  • Topics: Correctional Policies, Human Rights, Miscellaneous, Prisoner Struggles, Views on Incarceration,
  • Release Description:

    In addition to an opinion piece on the difference between medium and maximum security measures at the prison, this issue includes an opinion piece on the Canadian government’s ‘Peace & Security’ bill, a response to the allegations of racism at the prison by the Kingston Whig Standard, views on violence in American society, a proposal for a prison rights committee, poetry, and sports coverage.

    Keywords: “Living Unit”, Peace & Security Bill, Claude-Andre Lachance, Prison Rights Committee

    Coded by Kate Garrett