Category Archives: Collins Bay

Reportback: Prison Strike Flyering Action

In the midst of a federal prisoner strike over cuts to inmate pay, as well as to mark the day of action to end immigration detention in support of (im)migrant prisoners on strike, on the evening of October 7th EPIC … Continue reading

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Inmate Statement on Federal Prison Strike

Right now, prisoners in federal prisons across Canada are on work strike to contest a 30% pay cut for prison labour and the elimination of incentive pay for CORCAN jobs that came into effect October 1, 2013. We are pleased to … Continue reading

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Displaced, Disturbed and Disrupted: Statement from Collins Bay Inmate Committee

Download an mp3 of an interview with Collins Bay Inmate Committee member Jarrod Shook broadcasted for CFRC 101.9 FM’s Prisoners Justice Day program. Displaced, Disturbed and Disrupted Statement by the Collins Bay Inmate Committee August 2013 Note: Members of the … Continue reading

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Two New Zines!

Just in time for this year’s Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, members of EPIC have published two new zines. Both are formatted for double-sided printing. The first is called Fuck Your Racist Prisons, Fuck Your Racist Nation: Immigration Detention and the Prison-Industrial … Continue reading

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ITP releases documents on Collins Bay prisoner strike

Courtesy of the Information Transparency Project New documents released under Access to Information give some insight into the CSC strategy for dealing with local media, the prison population and the inmate committee during the prisoner work stoppage at Collins Bay … Continue reading

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PJD 2012 Schedule!

Prisoner’s Justice Day 2012 Schedule Kingston, Ontario ***Updated August 7th, 2012*** Thursday, August 9th Welcome Dinner and Social, AKA, 75 Queen St. Unit 1. 5-9pm Free dinner (ongoing as folks arrive) & hang out 7-8pm Justice for Levi Presentation: http://justiceforlevi.org/ … Continue reading

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PJD 2012 Billets!

ATTN: Local EPIC Friends and Allies! We need places for out-of-towners to stay during Prisoners Justice Day events in Kingston, August 9-10. If you have space, please let us know ASAP at epic [at] riseup [dot] net with “Offering Billets” … Continue reading

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New PJD Poster

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August 2nd: Direct Action Training

*NEW DATE: AUGUST 2ND* Thursday August 2nd, 6:30pm Delahaye Room at the Public Library (3rd Floor) 130 Johnson Street Free, Everyone Welcome! End the Prison Industrial Complex and Cataraqui Resistance School facilitators co-present a short film and direct action training … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Construction Workers at Prisons

A letter to construction workers at Collins Bay and Frontenac Institutions. End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC) is a Kingston-based prison abolition group. We have been organizing resistance to prison expansion for the past two years. August 10th is internationally … Continue reading

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