SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a study that found that approximately half of Canadian prisoners were abused as children. An article advocates for ethical prison farms because of their mutual benefit between prisoners and animals. Information on Opioid Substitution Therapy in prison. A Prisoner explains the power of volunteering for the individual, and society. Lastly, a prisoner recounts on the criminal justice system, and restorative justice, in the last twenty years.

KEYWORDS: Volunteering in prison, child abuse, prison farms, theatre, Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), methadone/ suboxone treatment, prisoner on prisoner crime, Restorative Justice Coalition,

Coded by Izabella Rachwalski