Mother tells of son’s despair on closure of Kingston Penitentiary

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The author's name has been withheld at her request On Wednesday of last week, after having been away, I had a conversation with my son’s psychiatrist at the Regional Training Centre (RTC), attached to Kingston Penitentiary. I was inquiring … [Read more...]

C-10 and indigenous peoples, medicinal cannibis, and the failure of rehab

February 21, 2012 Today SJN offers quite a variety of commentary.  First, an Aboriginal projection of the impact of C-10.  Then, a startling commentary from Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, thanks to Justin Piché of Memorial University.  Then we … [Read more...]