Category Archives: Peter Collins

Under New Management: Resistance to Prisons in Ontario & Quebec

We’re excited to share this new article, interview and zine first published by It’s Going Down (Part I – Part II – Zine PDF) with a brief history to some resistance inside and outside prisons in Ontario and Quebec. Intro … Continue reading

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“EPIC Moment” Talk & Reception

Wednesday, February 24th at 5pm Union Gallery, 1st Floor of Stauffer Library, Queen’s University Press Release here EPIC Moment features posters and a video screening of A Fly in the Ointment in support of prison justice and reform. The posters … Continue reading

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Winter 2015/2016 Newsletter Now Online

The Winter 2015/2016 edition of our newsletter “Over the Wall” is now available online. It features a piece by Nyki Kish about the criminalization of queer prisoners at Grand Valley Institution for Women; a reflection piece on Kingston’s Prison Justice Art … Continue reading

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Remembering Peter Collins

Peter Collins, artist, activist, dear friend and brother, passed away August 13, 2015. He is remembered for his work for justice, his creativity, his sense of humour, his kind heart and his unwavering integrity. Join us at a gathering in … Continue reading

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Terminally Ill Prisoner-Activist Peter Collins Needs Your Support

Please consider lending your support to this campaign to get compassionate release for Peter Collins, a prisoner at Bath Institution who has been heavily involved in prison justice struggles for three decades through artwork, advocacy and peer education. Details about … Continue reading

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