The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Bowden Ghost Courier – May 1987 - May 1987

  • Name:The Bowden Ghost Courier – May 1987
  • Date:May 1987
  • Institution: Bowden Institution and Annex
  • Topics: Aboriginal Prisoners, Correctional Policies, Educational or Vocational Training, Entertainment, Health-Physical, Rehabilitative- Reformative Programs, Sports, Views on Incarceration,
  • Release Description:

    This  issue of the newsletter begins with the financial statements of the “inmate committee” and the next article provides an American prisoner’s perspective on the  the operations of the penal system  in Canada and ways that problem areas can be rectified.  Other pieces look at educational opportunity, use of CSC equipment by correctional staff, processes related to institutional infractions, a review of a meeting with the Warden, the ETA and A.C.O.A. programs and chapel news. Several pieces considers program options — or the lack thereof.

    KEYWORDS: classification, Athabasca University, disciplinary court, ETA, Native Brotherhood, Adult Children of Alcoholics (A.C.O.A.), Gavel Club, 7th Step Group

    Coded by: Melissa Munn