Category Archives: News

Prison Privatization Article

Posted below is a letter to the editor published in the Whig-Standard on March 9, 2012. We couldn’t find an online version of it so scanned and re-posted it here because it sheds some light on the private prison lobby … Continue reading

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Cryptome Publishes Blueprints for New Prisons

Construction drawings and specifications for new prisons at Collins Bay, Bath, Millhaven, and Stony Mountain institutions were published on March 8, 2012 by the leaks website Cryptome. This comes shortly after a CBC Report revealing that blueprints for Collins Bay … Continue reading

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New prisons will have double-bunking provision

From CBC News (link includes video) A Conservative MP says the government has no plans to make double-bunking of prison inmates a permanent practice despite provision for future double-bunking in expansion plans for a federal prison in Kingston, Ont. Plans … Continue reading

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Response to Whig Article

Update (February 10, 2012): Both the Kingston Whig-Standard and CKWS Newswatch have issued clarifications that confirm the EPIC statement below. Regarding the Whig Article “Architect says firm targeted by vandals” Published Tuesday, February 7, 2012 We, End The Prison Industrial … Continue reading

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Breaking: Major Construction Contracts Awarded Today

November 21st — Today the major construction contracts for new units at Bath, Collins Bay and Millhaven were announced, each valued at ~$20m to three companies based in the Greater Toronto Area. They were awarded to Bondfield Construction, Elite Construction, … Continue reading

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New Page Published: Profiteers

We have compiled a listing of prison profiteers (private companies cashing in on prison expansion). For the time being, this list is limited to projects happening in the Kingston area (with companies from across Ontario and Quebec). Click here to … Continue reading

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Statement of Unity

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