SUMMARY: This issue includes a reminder to treat others with respect, harsh marijuana laws, and updates from the Inmate Committee. Also included are a significant amount of reprinted articles on the ineffectiveness of mandatory supervision, a hunger strike, alternative sentencing for nonviolent offenders, an investigation following a prisoner being denied parole, criticism of the prison system and the ongoing impact of colonialism, Aboriginal youth in detention centres, community service sentences, the need for services for crime victims, a coed prison in Copenhagen, completing one’s education in prison, a former prisoner now working for the Solicitor General, farming in prison, lack of programs for treating sex offenders,

KEYWORDS: Children’s Aid Society, functional literacy, Narcotic Control Act, residential schools, Victim Offender Reconciliation Plan

Coded by Bethany Sanjenko